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

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Genus:
Heterandra Herrich-Schäffer, 1866 . Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 20 : 134.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Heterandra disparilis Herrich-Schäffer, 1866. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 20: 134.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CUBA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

H. disparilis is a junior subjective synonym of Euscirrhopterus poeyi Grote, 1866 July. The date of publication of Heterandra has been discussed by Todd, 1966, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 120: 6.

See also: Euscirrhopterus Grote, 1866 July; and Laquea Jordon, 1896.

Poole (1989) included HETERANDRA Herrich-Schäffer, 1866 (as HETERANDA Herrich-Schäffer, 1866); COPIDRYAS Grote, 1876; LAQUEA Jordan, 1896; and HORTONIUS Dyar, 1926 as junior synonyms of EUSCIRRHOPTERUS Grote, 1866.

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Junior name(s):
Heteranda ; Poole, 1989: 416.


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