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

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Genus:
Apoxestia Draudt, 1924 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 7 : 85.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Agrotis ioglauca Zerny, 1916. Annln naturh. Mus. Wien. 30: 175, pl.5, fig.23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BOLIVIA: Cuesta von Cillutincara 3500m, (NHM, Wien)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 85 was stated on page 85 as 1924 July 23rd in the German edition, and 1925 October 23rd in the English edition.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus APOXESTIA.

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