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

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Genus:
Argania Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 480.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Argania pilosa Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 480, pl.40, figs 6, 7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female GUATEMALA: Cerro Zunil, 4000 ft; Volcan de Atitlan 2500-3500ft, (? Depository)..

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

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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