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

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Genus:
Kallitrichia Ottolengui, 1898 . Can. Ent. 30 : 107.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Kallitrichia pendula Ottolengui, 1898. Can. Ent. 30: 108, pl.5, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 224. [(as a junior name of coronides which on page 225 was placed as the senior synonym of pendula)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

K. pendula is a junior subjective synonym of Plusia coronides Druce, 1889, Biologia cent.-am. (Zool.) Lepid. Heterocera 1:328, pl. 30, fig. 10.

Poole (1989) included KALLITRICHIA Ottolengui, 1898; and TRICHOCALA Dyar, 1903 as junior synonyms of NEUMOEGENIA Grote, 1882.

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Junior name(s):
Trichocala Dyar, 1902: 196.


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