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

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Genus:
Thargelia Püngeler, 1899 . Dt. ent. Z. 12 : 104.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Scotochrosta distincta Christoph, 1884. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 1: 124, pl.8, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1905. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 220.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.]: [Turkmenistan], Achal-Tekke district, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus THARGELIA.

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