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

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Genus:
Heterogramma Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Heterogramma circumflexalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 92, pl.6, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 52.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HETEROGRAMMA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included HERMINIELLA Kaye & Lamont, 1927 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HETEROGRAMMA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus HETEROGRAMMA.

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Junior name(s):
Herminiella Kaye & Lamont, 1927: 76.


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