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

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Genus:
Laquea Jordan, 1896 , in Rothschild & Jordan. Novit. zool. 3 : 41.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Euthisanotia argentata Druce, 1894. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 13: 352.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes MEXICO & GUATEMALA: Orizaba & Guatemala City, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. argentata is a junior subjective synonym of Euscirrhopterus poeyi Grote, 1866 July.

See also: Euscirrhopterus Grote, 1866 July; and Heterandra Herrich-Schäffer, 1866 [September].

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):
Laguea ; Strand, 1912: 74.


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