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

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Genus:
Schrankia Herrich-Schäffer, 1851 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 : 448.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : STREPSIMANINAE

Type-species:
Hypena turfosalis Wocke, 1850. Z. Ent. 4: pl.5, fig.17.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository).. No locality given

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Schrankia Hübner, [1825], - Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective, replacement name is Tholomiges Lederer, 1857.

See: THOLOMIGES Lederer, 1857.

Poole (1989) included SCHRANKIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1851 (preoccupied); THOLOMIGES Lederer, 1857; and MENOPSIMUS Dyar, 1907 as junior synonyms of HYPENODES Doubleday, 1850.

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Senior name:
Tholomiges Lederer, 1857: 46, 216.


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