Nye (1975) stated:-
N. solaris is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena lucida Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. mag. 3 (3): 302. Incorrect type-species designation: Noctua luctuosa [Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775, in the Ophiderinae, cited by Curtis, 1829 September 1st, Br. Ent. 6: 276. This designation was published five months after that of Duponchel, dated from Biblphie Fr. 1829: 198.
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-
Acontia has been used as the original generic name for species now in the Arctiidae.
Poole (1989) included TARACHE Hübner, 1823; DESMOPHORA Stephens, 1829; EUPHASIA Stephens, 1830; HELIOTHERA Sodoffsky, 1837; PORROTHA Gistl, 1848; TIMA Walker, 1858; and TRICHOTARACHE Grote, 1875 as junior synonyms of ACONTIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.
Poole (1989) included 146 species in the genus ACONTIA Ochsenheimer, 1816 and a further 1 species in the genus ACONTIA of authors.
Poole (1989) included a single species in the genus EUPHASIA of aut
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