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

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Midea Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Midea rectalis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Midea Bruzelius, 1854, Beshrifring Hydrachnider: 35, -Arachnida. There is no objective replacement name but M. rectalis is the senior subjective synonym of Arsacia saturatalis Walker, [1866], the type-species of Arsacia Walker, [1866]. The latter is therefore available for use as a subjective replacement name.

See: ARSACIA Walker, [1866] 1865.

Poole (1989) included MIDEA Walker, 1863; NOTOCYMA Snellen, 1872; and AMBLYZANCLA Turner, 1936 as junior synonyms of ARSACIA Walker, 1866.

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Senior name:
Arsacia Walker, 1866: 1259.

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