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

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Genus:
Redectis Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 426.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Dercetis vitrea Grote, 1878. Bull. U.S. geol. geog. Surv. Terr. 4: 187. [(of Dercetis Grote, 1878)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1896. Proc. amer. phil. Soc. 34: 434. [(of Dercetis)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [U.S.A.]: N.Y., Buffalo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included REDECTIS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included DERCETIS Grote, 1878 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of REDECTIS Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus REDECTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Dercetis Grote, 1878: 186.
Dircetis ; Dyar, 1903: 245.


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