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

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Genus:
Longivesica Hardwick, 1970 . Mem. ent. Soc. Canada 67 : 44.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis divergens Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 327.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [CANADA]: Nova Scotia, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hardwick, 1970, Mem. ent. Soc. Can. 67: 60

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Longivesica was proposed as a subgenus of Euxoa Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included METAXYJA Hübner, 1821; EXARNIS Hübner, 1821; BROTIS Hübner, 1821; TELMIA Hübner, 1821; MIMETES Hübner, 1821; PLEONECTOPODA Grote, 1873; CARNEADES Grote, 1883; CHORIZAGROTIS Smith, 1890; PARAGROTIS Dyar, 1903; OROSAGROTIS Hampson, 1903; MESOEUXOA Corti, 1932; MENADA Kozhantschikov, 1937; and LONGIVESICA Hardwick, 1970 as junior synonyms of EUXOA Hübner, 1821.

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