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

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Genus:
Thaumasta Staudinger, 1871 , in Staudinger & Wocke. Cat. Lepid. eur. Faunengeb. : 79.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Polia expressa Lederer, 1855. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5: 109, pl.1, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) USSR: Altai Mountains, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Thaumasta Gistl, 1848, Naturg. Thierreichs: ix, -Crustacea. The objective replacement name is Athaumasta Hampson, 1906.

See: ATHAUMASTA Hampson, 1906.

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Senior name:
Athaumasta Hampson, 1906: 380.


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