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

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Genus:
Pachnobia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 341.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Pachnobia carnea Thunberg, sensu Guenée, 1852. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 342. [[a misidentification already described as Noctua tecta Hübner, [1808], Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.81, fig. 377]]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 124. [([a misidentification already described as Noctua tecta Hübner, [1808], Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl. 81, fig. 377].)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) (of tecta Hübner) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. carnea Thunberg sensu Guenée has been long accepted as a misidentification of Noctua carnea Thunberg, 1788. In fact, Guenée included tecta Hübner as a junior synonym of carnea Thunberg. Under the Code, Article 70 (a), this case should be referred to the Commission.

Incorrect type-species designation: Noctua rubricosa [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, a name not, originally included in Pachnobia, and not linked with one of the, originally included names when cited by Grote, 1874, ibidem 2: 23.

Poole (1989) included AMATHES Hübner, 1821; MEGASEMA Hübner, 1821; LYTAEA Stephens, 1829; SEGETIA Stephens, 1829; HIPTELIA Guenée, 1852; PACHNOBIA Guenée, 1852; ANOMOGYNA Staudinger, 1871; PTEROSCIA Morrison, 1875; AGROTIPHILA Grote, 1876; SCHOYENIA Aurivillius, 1883; PLATAGROTIS Smith, 1890; LENA Herz, 1903; HYPOXESTIA Hampson, 1904; BARROVIA Barnes & McDunnough, 1916; AGROTIMORPHA Barnes & McDunnough, 1929; ARCHANARTA Barnes & McDunnough, 1929; EPIPSILIAMORPHA Barnes & McDunnough, 1929; and KNAPPIA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of XESTIA Hübner, 1818.

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