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

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Genus:
Tarache Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 261.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua aprica Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.80, fig.371.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 36.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TARACHE Hübner, 1823; DESMOPHORA Stephens, 1829; EUPHASIA Stephens, 1830; HELIOTHERA Sodoffsky, 1837; PORROTHA Gistl, 1848; TIMA Walker, 1858; and TRICHOTARACHE Grote, 1875 as junior synonyms of ACONTIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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

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Junior name(s):
Taracha ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1850: 295.


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