Hemachra Sodoffsky, 1837

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
AUTHORSodoffsky, 1837
STATUSSynonym of genus
SYNONYMOphiusa
PUBLICATIONSodoffsky W. 1837. Etymologische Untersuchungen ueber die Gattungsnamen der Schmetterlinge. - Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 10(6):76–97.
PAGINATION 89 Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Phalaena tirhaca Cramer, 1777. Uitlandsche Kapellen 2: 116; pl. 172, fig. E. By subsequent designation by Duponchel, 1829. Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France 7(2): 72. An unecessary objective replacement name for Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816. Included by Poole (1989) as a junior synonym of Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816.