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

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Genus:
Aretypa Smith, 1903 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 29 : 222.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Eucalyptera pectinicornis Smith, 1899. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 7: 232.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females, 3 males [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Phoenix, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

F. pectinicornis is a junior subjective synonym of Pseudorgyia russula Grote, 1883, Papilio 3: 75.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

E. pectinicornis is a junior subjective synonym of Pseudorgyia russula Grote, 1883, Papilio 3:75. In Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 58, the type-species was incorrectly cited as Feltia pectinicornis Smith, 1890, a different species.


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Junior name(s):
Aretype ; Hampson, 1926: 243.


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