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

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Genus:
Hecatera Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua dysodea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 72.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus HECATERA.

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