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

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Genus:
Physetica Meyrick, 1887 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 19 : 5.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis coerulea GuenĂ©e, 1868. Ent. mon. Mag. 5: 38.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited by Meyrick as *A. caerulea, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female NEW ZEALAND: Canterbury, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PHYSETICA.

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