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

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Genus:
Podagra Smith, 1902 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 10 : 48.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Podagra crassipes Smith, 1902. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 10: 48.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males & 4 females [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Yuma County, Quartzsite; California, Colorado Desert, Walters Station, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PODAGRA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PODAGRA.

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