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

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Genus:
Thysania Dalman, 1824 . K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. (1b) 1824 : 407.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena agrippina Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 136, pl.87, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1957. Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 36: 19.

Type specimens:
Syntypes SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included THYSANIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). However, the latter included THYSANIA in the subfamily CATOCALINAE.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus THYSANIA.

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