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

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Genus:
Richia Grote, 1887 . Can. Ent. 19 : 44.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis chortalis Harvey, 1875. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 272.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Texas, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LOXAGROTIS McDunnough, 1929 as a junior synonym of RICHIA Grote, 1887.

Poole (1989) included 43 species in the genus RICHIA.

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