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

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Anicla Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Anicla alabamae Grote, 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 159.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Central Alabama, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A. alabamae is a junior subjective synonym of Agrotis infecta Ochsenheimer, 1816, Schmett. Eur. 4: 67.

Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus ANICLA

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Junior name(s):
Anciola ; Neave, 1939: 186.
Anida ; Grote, 1875: 200.

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