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

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Genus:
Thyatira Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 77.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena batis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 509.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1825. British entomology 5: 75.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Thyatira was originally placed amongst Noctuidae.

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

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Junior name(s):
Calleida Sodoffsky, 1837: 87.
Callida ; Agassiz, 1847: 58.
Strophia Meigen, 1832: 174.
Thyathira Bruand, 1845: 89.
Thyatyra ; Boisduval, 1828: 79.


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