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

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Genus:
Nycterophaeta Smith, 1882 . Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 4 : 45.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Nycterophaeta magdalena Hulst, 1882. Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 4: 45.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: [S. Dakota], Black Hills, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. magdalena is a junior subjective synonym of Cucullia luna Morrison, 1875, Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 18:122.

See also: Epinyctis Grote, 1882 April.

Poole (1989) included ARGYRITIS Hübner, 1821; CALLAENIA Hübner, 1821; EMPUSA Hübner, 1821; EUDERAEA Hübner, 1821; TRIBUNOPHORA Hübner, 1822; LOPHIA Sodoffsky, 1837; LATHOSEA Grote, 1881; EPINYCTIS Grote, 1882; NYCTEROPHAETA Smith, 1882; RANCORA Smith, 1892; COPICUCULLIA Smith, 1894; ARGYROGALEA Hampson, 1906; ARGYROMATA Hamspon, 1906; CHELIGALEA Hampson, 1906; EMPUSADA Hampson, 1906; METLAOUIA Dumont, 1928; PSEUDOCOPICUCULLIA Dumont, 1929; and PSEUDONYCTEROPHAETA Berio, 1934 as junior synonyms of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802.

Poole (1989) included EUCALIMIA Hübner, 1821 as a junior synonym of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802 on page 394, although he did not list it amongst the synonyms of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802 on page 292.

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