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

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Genus:
Amphitrota Warren, 1909 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 57.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Mamestra unicolor Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female [CANADA] & [U.S.A.]: Hudson's Bay, R. Albany; Nova Scotia & New York, Trenton Falls, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 57, was stated on page 53 as 1909 October 28th in the English edition and 1909 November 19th in the German edition.

Poole (1989) included AMPHITROTA Warren, 1909 as a junior synonym of SPAELOTIS Boisduval, 1840.


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