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

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Genus:
Tethea Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 64.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Noctua or Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 87.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1829. British entomology 5: 272. [(as `N. or Hüb.', an incorrect authorship.)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Tethea was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

TETHEA was included within the subfamily DREPANIDAE: THYATIRINAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Bombycia Hübner, 1806: [1].
Bombycia Hübner, 1822: 22, 25, 26, 31, 34, 37, 38.
Bombyciae Ochsenheimer, 1816: 64.
Ceratopacha ; Stephens, 1831: 331 (key).
Ceratopacha ; Stephens, 1850: 107.
Ceropacha Stephens, 1829: 42.
Cerotopacha ; Stephens, 1835: 389.
Eutethea ; Grote, 1902: 276.
Eutethia Grote, 1902: 276.
Euthethea ; Bode, 1907: 36.
Thethea ; Bode, 1907: 36.


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