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

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Genus:
Taenerema Draudt, 1950 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40 : 100.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Taenerema hoenei Draudt, 1950. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40: 101, pl.7, fig.6.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as *T. hönei)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHINA: [Szechwan Prov.], Mien-shan, (ZFMAK, Bonn)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Under the Code, Article 32(c)(i), the name * Hönei is an incorrect original spelling. Being formed from a German personal name, it must be replaced by hoenei.

Poole (1989) included TAENEREMA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus TAENEREMA.

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