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

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Genus:
Estimata Kozhanchikov, 1928 . Russk. ent. Obozr. 22 : 94.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis herrichschaefferi AlphĂ©raky, 1895. Dt. ent. Z. 8: 191.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited by Kozhanchikov as *`E. herrich-schäfferi Stgr.', an incorrect subsequent spelling and authorship)]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [U.S.S.R.]: [Mongolia], Ourga, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. herrichschaefferi was originally proposed as * A. Herrich-Schaefferi, an incorrect original spelling under the Code, Articles 28 and 32 (c)(i).

Poole (1989) included ESTIMAJA Kozhantschikov, 1937 as a junior synonym of ESTIMATA Kozhanchikov, 1928.

Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus ESTIMATA.

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Junior name(s):
Estimaja ; Kozhanchikov, 1937: 220, 614.


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