SYNTYPE [♀] [South Africa: Western Cape,] Cap[e of Good Hope] «[F.] Krauss]» [SMNS]. There is a single female in SMNS with appropriate data labels (Häuser, Bartsch, Holstein & Hausmann, 2003, Stuttg. Beitr. Naturk. Ser. A (Biologie) 78: 59).
Transferred to Temnora by Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 (suppl.): 566 (key), 577.
A Boisduval manuscript name that was made available by Herrich-Schäffer. Boisduval, , in: Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères), 1: 306 incorrectly attributed this name (as ‡zanthus) to himself.