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

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Genus:
Telmia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 228.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua sagitta Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.130, fig.596.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1903. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 153. [(as a junior name of `cursoria Hufn.', which Hampson placed (on page 248) as the senior synonym of sagitta.)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. sagitta Hübner, [1813] (a junior primary homonym of Noctua sagitta Fabricius, 1775. Syst. Ent.: 597), is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaenae cursoria Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3: 416. The latter is therefore available for use as subjective replacement name.

Poole (1989) included METAXYJA Hübner, 1821; EXARNIS Hübner, 1821; BROTIS Hübner, 1821; TELMIA Hübner, 1821; MIMETES Hübner, 1821; PLEONECTOPODA Grote, 1873; CARNEADES Grote, 1883; CHORIZAGROTIS Smith, 1890; PARAGROTIS Dyar, 1903; OROSAGROTIS Hampson, 1903; MESOEUXOA Corti, 1932; MENADA Kozhantschikov, 1937; and LONGIVESICA Hardwick, 1970 as junior synonyms of EUXOA Hübner, 1821.

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