Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Schinia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 8, 11.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Schinia trifascia Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 11, figs 33, 34.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 32.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Georgia [formerly] in Florida, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MELICLEPTRIA Hübner, 1823; ANTHOECIA Boisduval, 1840; ALARIA Duncan & Westwood, 1841 (precoccupied); TRYPANA Guenée, 1841; ORIA Guenée, 1852 (preoccupied); RHODOPHORA Guenée, 1852; TAMILA Guenée, 1852; EULEUCYPTERA Grote, 1865; LYGRANTHOECIA Grote & Robinson, 1873; TRICOPIS Grote, 1874; ADONISEA Grote, 1875; HELIOPHANA Grote, 1875; OXYLOS Grote, 1875; PIPPONA Grote, 1875; PORRIMA Grote, 1877; RHODODIPSA Grote, 1877; BESSULA Grote, 1881; DASYSPOUDAEA Smith, 1883 (as DASYSPOUDOEA on page 892); TRILEUCA Grote, 1883; PSEUDOTAMILA Smith, 1893; CANIDIA Grote, 1890; EUPANYCHIS Grote, 1890; TRICHOSELLUS Grote, 1890; THYREION Smith, 1891; INCITA Grote, 1895; PALADA Smith, 1900; and CHLOROCLEPTRIA Hampson, 1903 as junior synonyms of SCHINIA Hübner, 1818.

MELICLEPTRIA Hübner, [1823] 1816 was treated as a valid genus, revalidated by Beck, 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 44.

Poole (1989) included 147 species in the genus SCHINIA.

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Junior name(s):
Canidia Grote, 1890: 36.
Euclidia Hübner, 1808: 3.
Trilenca ; Neave, 1940: 558.
Trileuca Grote, 1883: 265.


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