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

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Genus:
Morrisonia Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 53.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Cloantha evicta Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 84, pl.2, fig.18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: New York State, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus MORRISONIA.

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