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

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Genus:
Hortonius Dyar, 1926 . Insec. inscit. Menstr. 14 : 95.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Hortonius euenemus Dyar, 1926. Insec. inscit. Menstr. 14: 95.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: New Mexico, Tucumcari, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
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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