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

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Genus:
Rhizagrotis Smith, 1890 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 38 : 10, 103.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis cloanthoides Grote, 1880. Bull. U.S. geol. geog. Surv. Terr. 6: 153.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(on page 10)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [U.S.A.]: Colorado, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus RHIZAGROTIS.

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