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

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Genus:
Septis Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 243.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua lithoxylaea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 75.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1908. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 76. [(but included by Hübner as *`lithoxylea Schiff.', an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ABROMIAS Billberg, 1820; SEPTIS Hübner, 1821; XYLOPHASIA Stephens, 1829; HAMA Stephens, 1829; AGROSTOBIA Boie, 1835; CRYMODES Guenée, 1841; SYMA Stephens, 1850; DIMYA Moore, 1882; EURABILA Butler, 1889; ELEEMOSIA Prout, 1901; PROTAGROTIS Hampsonm, 1903; AGROPERINA Hampson, 1908; TRICHOPLEXIA Hampson, 1908; HETEROMMA Warren, 1911; and HETEROMMIOLA Strand, 1912 as junior synonyms of APAMEA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Junior name(s):
Xylena Hübner, 1806: [1].


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