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

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Genus:
Hermonassoides Strand, 1915 . Ent. Mitt. 4 : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis problematica Strand, 1915. Ent. Mitt. 4: 157, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CAMEROON]: Bonaberi, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Hermonassoides was originally proposed as a subgenus of Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included AGRONOMA Hübner, 1821; GEORYX Hübner, 1821; SCOTIA Hübner, 1821; NOCTUA Boisduval, 1829; PSAMMOPHILA Stephens, 1850; ELEGARDA Walker, 1865; TETRAPYRGIA Wlaker, 1865; COMOPHORUS Alphéraky 1887; POROSAGROTIS Smith, 1890; LYCOPHORUS Staudinger, 1901; MESEMBREUXOA Hampson, 1903; NEOSEMA Rebel, 1907; POWELLINIA Oberthür, 1912; PSAMMOPHILA Stephens, 1850; and HERMONASSOIDES Strand, 1915 as junior synonyms of AGROTIS Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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