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

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Genus:
Ripagrotis Beck, 1996 . Neue ent. Nachr. 36 : 92.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua ripae Hübner, 1823. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.151, figs 702, 703.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type EUROPE: ? Locality, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Ripagrotis Beck, 1996 was established as a subgenus of Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816 and is also the objective replacement name for the preoccupied name Psammophila Stephens by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 92.

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Junior name(s):
Psammophila Stephens, 1850: 67.


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