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

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Genus:
Tomyris Druce, 1890 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 440.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Tomyris nigropuncta Druce, 1890. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 440, pl.35, fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) GUATEMALA; PANAMA: Solola, Volcan de Atitlan; Chiquiri, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Tomyris Chapuis, 1874, in Lacordaire & Chapuis, Hist. nat. Insectes (Coléoptères) 10: 265, -Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Rowdenia nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: ROWDENIA Nye, 1975.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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Senior name:
Rowdenia Nye, 1975: 435.


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