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

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Genus:
Orthogonica Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : vii [key], 45.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Orthogonia sera Felder & Felder, 1862. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 6: 38. [(of ORTHOGONIA Felder & Felder, 1862)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females CHINA: [Che-Kiang] Ning-po, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Proposed, unnecessarily, as an objective replacement name for Orthogonia Felder & Felder, 1862, which Hampson considered to be a homonym of Orthogonius Dejean, 1825, Species gén. Coléopt. 1:279, -Coleoptera.

See: ORTHOGONIA Felder & Felder, 1862.

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Senior name:
Orthogonia Felder & Felder, 1862: 38.


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