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

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Genus:
Harpaglaea Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xiii [index], 429.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Glaea pastillicans Morrison, 1874. Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 17: 151.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype [U.S.A.]: New Hampshire, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. pastillicans is a junior subjective synonym of Orthosia apiata Grote, 1874, Annual Rep. Trustees Peabody Acad. Sci. 6: 30.
See also: Epiglaea Grote, 1878.

Poole (1989) included HARPAGLAEA Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of EPIGLAEA Grote, 1878.

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