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

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Genus:
Petilampa Aurivillius, 1891 . Nordens FjÀrilar : 156.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua minima Haworth, 1809. Lepid. Br. : 216.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype [GREAT BRITAIN]: [England], [Kent county] Cantio, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PETILAMPA Aurivillius, 1891; and CHORTODES Tutt, 1897 as junior synonyms of PHOTEDES Lederer, 1857.

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