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

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Genus:
Estagrotis Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 188.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Gortyna cuprea Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 50, pl.6, fig.8. [(of Setagrotis Warren, 1912)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male INDIA: [W.] Bengal, Darjeeling, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SETAGROTIS Warren, 1912 as a junior synonym of ESTAGROTIS Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ESTAGROTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Setagrotis Warren, 1912: 66.


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