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

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Genus:
Graptolitha Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 243.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua conformis Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 76.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 6: 34.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243).

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. conformis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena furcifera Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3(4): 402.

Graptolitha Hübner [1821] 1816 was treated as a valid genus being revalidated by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 55.

Poole (1989) included GRAPTOLITHA Hübner, 1821; RHIZOLITHA Curtis, 1830; and PROLITHA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of LITHOPHANE Hübner, 1821.

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