Nye (1975) stated:-
Invalid designation of type-species: P. emortualis had earlier been cited amongst 'types' by Guenée, 1854, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 8: 3, in a footnote reviewing Herrich-Schäffer, 1845, Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Eur. 2. Within the same sentence Guenée cited up to three nominal species for each genus. The French word 'types' was being used to mean the same as the English 'examples'.
A junior homonym of Sophronia Hübner,  1816, Verz. bekannter. Schmett.: 407, -Lepid., Tineidae. The objective replacement name is Trisateles Tams, 1939.
Sophronia Duponchel,  was treated in the Noctuidae, Hypeninae/Herminiinae in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World, 1 : 493.
The junior objective synonym of Sophronia, Trisateles Tams, 1939 was transferred from the Hypeninae to the Catocalinae within the Noctuidae by Tikhomirov, 1979, Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 82 : 82. Sophronia is also transferred to the Catocalinae here.
See: TRISATELES Tams, 1939.
Poole (1989) included AETHIA Hübner, 1825 (preoccupied); SOPHRONIA Duponchel, 1845 (preoccupied); and STANDFUSSIA Spuler, 1907 (preoccupied) as junior synonyms of TRISATELES Tams, 1939.
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