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

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Genus:
Floccifera Hampson, 1894 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2 : xiii, 281.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Aletia erigida Swinhoe, 1890. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 221.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BURMA: Thyetmyo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included FLOCCIFERA 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 only 1 species in the genus FLOCCIFERA.

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