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

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Genus:
Exagrotis Beck, 1996 . Neue ent. Nachr. 36 : 91.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua segetum Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 81.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Exagrotis Beck, 1996 was established as a subgenus of Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816 and was designated the objective replacement name for the preoccupied name Noctua Boisduval, 1828 by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 91.

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Senior name:
Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816: 66.


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