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

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Genus:
Amolita Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 158.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Amolita fessa Grote, 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 158.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.A.]: New York, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARVAPENNA Kaye, 1901 as a junior synonym of AMOLITA Grote, 1874.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus AMOLITA

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