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

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Genus:
Grotellaforma Barnes & Benjamin, 1922 . Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 5(1-3) : 9, 24.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Grotella calora Barnes, 1907. Can. Ent. 39: 68, 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Redington, (? Depository)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Barnes & Benjamin, 1922, Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 5: 26

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. calora is a junior subjective synonym of Cisthene lactea Stretch, 1885, Ent. Am. 1: 103.

Poole (1989) included GROTELLAFORMA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins(1999) in Kristensen. 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 GROTELLAFORMA.

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