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Sora Heinemann, 1859 . Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz 1 : xvii, 459.

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Noctua leucographa Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 83.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type AUSTRIA: Vienna region, [Type(s) lost]..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Sora Walker, 1859 April, Ann. mag. nat. Hist. (3) 3: 259, Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Gypsitea Tams, 1939. Zuchold, [1860], Bibl. Hist. nat. 9: 160 lists Heinemann's work as being published between July and December 1859.

See: GYPSITEA Tams, 1939.

Poole (1989) included CERASTIA Stephens, 1850; SORA Heinemann, 1859; MATUTA Grote, 1874; and GYPSITEA Tams, 1939 as junior synonyms of CERASTIS Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Gypsitea Tams, 1939: 135.

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