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

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Genus:
Semiophora Stephens, 1829 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 2 : 138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena gothica Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 516.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ORTHOA Billberg, 1820; MONIMA Hübner, 1821; CUPHANOA Hübner, 1821; SEMIOPHORA Stephens, 1829; TAENIOCAMPA Guenée, 1839; CYPHONOA Agassiz, 1847 (as CYPHONA on page 741); EUCHORISTEA Warren, 1910 (as EUCHORISTA on page 741); ERYTHROTIS Bryk, 1949; ANCATA Capuse, 1958; ANORTHOA Berio, 1980; CORORTHOSIA Berio, 1980; and MICRORTHOSIA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of ORTHOSIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Junior name(s):
Anacta ; Kristensen, 1966: 211.
Ancata Cápuse, 1958: 167.
Graphiphora Hübner, 1806: [1].


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