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

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

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
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

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

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