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

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Genus:
Hemigrotella Barnes & McDunnough, 1918 . Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4(2) : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : STIRIINAE

Type-species:
Hemigrotella argenteostriata Barnes & McDunnough, 1918. Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4: 91, pl.17, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 8 male & 3 females [U.S.A.]: Calif., Riverside Co., Palm Springs, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HEMIGROTELLA 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). However the later included HEMIGROTELLA in the subfamily STIRIINAE.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus HEMIGROTELLA.

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