Type species: Temnora natalis Walker, 1856, by subsequent designation by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera, 1: 640.
Both Temnora and natalis were Boisduval manuscript names that were made available by Walker. Boisduval, , in: Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères), 1: 289 incorrectly attributed to himself the authorship of Temnora Walker.