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

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Genus:
Notocyma Snellen, 1872 . Tijdschr. Ent. 15 : 67.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Notocyma pruinosa Snellen, 1872. Tijdschr. Ent. 15: 67, pl.5, figs 11, 12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [CONGO] NEDER-GUINEA: R. Congo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. pruinosa is a junior subjective synonym of Midea rectalis Walker, 1863.

See also: Arsacia Walker, [1866]; and Amblyzancla Turner, 1936.

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

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