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

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Genus:
Hemituerta Kiriakoff, 1976 . Tierreich 98 : 106.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Paratuerta nana Hampson, 1916. In: Poulton, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 112, pl.1, fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 female & 1 male [SOMALI REPUBLIC] SOMALILAND: Mandera, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Hemituerta in the Agaristidae is cited here as it was not included in Nye (1975).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus HEMITUERTA.

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