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

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Genus:
Pharetra Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 202.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Noctua auricoma Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 67.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1895. Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 7: 57.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
"Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pharetra Bolten, 1798, Mus. Boltenianum 2: 159, -Brachiopoda. There is no objective replacement name but N. auricoma is congeneric with Phalaena rumicis Linnaeus, 1758, the type-species of Viminia Chapman, 1890. The latter is therefore available for use as a subjective replacement name.

Aneuviminia is the objective replacement name for the preoccupied name Pharetra Hübner [1820] 1816 by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 15.

See: VIMINIA Chapman, 1890 May.

Poole (1989) included ACRONYCTA Treitschke, 1825; APATELE Hübner, 1822; ARCTOMYSCIS Hübner, 1820 (as ARCTOMYCIS Hübner, 1820); CHAMAEPORA Warren, 1909; COMETA Sodoffsky, 1837; CUSPIDIA Chapman, 1890; EULONCHE Grote, 1873; HYBOMA Hübner, 1820; JOCHEAERA Hübner, 1820; LEPITOREUMA Grote, 1873; MASTIPHANES Grote, 1882; MEGACRONYCTA Grote, 1873; MICROCOELIA Guenée, 1852; PHARETRA Hübner, 1820; PHILORGYIA Grote, 1896; PLATAPLECTA Butler, 1878; PSEUDEPUNDA Butler, 1890; SEMAPHORA Guenée, 1841; SEMATOPHORA Agassiz, 1847; SUBACRONICTA Kozhantschikov, 1950; TRIAENA Hübner, 1818; TRICHOLONCHE Grote, 1896; and VIMINIA Chapman, 1890 as junior synonyms of ACRONICTA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Viminia Chapman, 1890: 26.


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