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

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Genus:
Powellinia Oberthür, 1912 . Étud. Lépid. comp. 6 : 330.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Luperina lasserrei Oberthür, 1881. Étud. ent 6: 86, pl.11, figs 13, 14.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female ALGERIA: Magenta [male] & Sebdou [female], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included AGRONOMA Hübner, 1821; GEORYX Hübner, 1821; SCOTIA Hübner, 1821; NOCTUA Boisduval, 1829; PSAMMOPHILA Stephens, 1850; ELEGARDA Walker, 1865; TETRAPYRGIA Wlaker, 1865; COMOPHORUS Alphéraky 1887; POROSAGROTIS Smith, 1890; LYCOPHORUS Staudinger, 1901; MESEMBREUXOA Hampson, 1903; NEOSEMA Rebel, 1907; POWELLINIA Oberthür, 1912; PSAMMOPHILA Stephens, 1850; and HERMONASSOIDES Strand, 1915 as junior synonyms of AGROTIS Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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