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

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Xenoneura Warren, 1896 . Novit. zool. 3 : 414.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Xenoneura tephrinata Warren, 1896. Novit. zool. 3: 414.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Cooktown, Cedar Bay; Geraldton, Cairns, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Xenoneura Scudder, 1867, in Dawson, Geol. Mag. 4: 387 - Neuroptera (Fossil). There is no objective replacement name, but X. tephrinata is believed to be congeneric with Azata palliata Hampson, 1891, the type-species of Oxymacaria Warren, 1894. The latter is thus available as a subjective replacement name.

See: OXYMACARIA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ACADRA Herrich-Schäffer, 1823; ALLOCHROSIS Strand, 1912; ARTE Stephens, 1829; AUTOMOLODES Warren, 1894; DISCALMA Meyrick, 1892; EVARZIA Walker, 1860; GODONELA Boisduval, 1840; GUBARIA Moore, 1887; HERCYNA Stephens, 1829; HYOSTOMODES Warren, 1897; IULOCERA Warren, 1902; LOXOPORA Warren, 1914; NEOMACARIA Wehrli, 1937; OSTEODES Guenée, 1858; PERIDELA Warren, 1897; PHARMACIS Hübner, 1823; STRENIA Duponchel, 1829; TEPHRINOPSIS Warren, 1896; THYRIDESIA Wehrli, 1940; and XENONEURA Warren, 1896 as junior synonyms of CHIASMIA Hübner, 1823.

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Senior name:
Oxymacaria Warren, 1894: 438.

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