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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Remigia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 312.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Remigia latipes Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 314.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 44. [(In the original description the distribution included Bengal, Madagascar, North and South America.)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [WEST INDIES]: Guadeloupe [I.] (M.Coppry), (BMNH, London).. Designated so as to fix type-locality.

Lectotype Desig. by:Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 427

Poole (1989) included REMIGIA Guenée, 1852; PELAMIA Guenée, 1852; BARATHA Walker, 1865; and CAUNINDA Moore, 1885 as junior synonyms of MOCIS Hübner, 1823.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to REMIGIA and included species.

Submit correction/addition