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

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Genus:
Fergana Staudinger, 1892 . Dt. ent. Z. 5 : 166.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Fergana oreophila Staudinger, 1892. Dt. ent. Z. 5: 166, pl.2, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: Alayskiy Khrebet Mts (Alai Mts); [Usbekistan], Samarkand Province, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Fergana was originally placed in the Geometridae.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but was subsequently transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Staudinger, 1901, in Staudinger & Rebel, Cat. Lepid. palaearct. Faunengeb. (Edn 3) 1: 194.

Poole (1989) included FERGANA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

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

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