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

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Genus:
Scriptania Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xivi [index], 464.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis michaelseni Staudinger, 1899. Ergebn. Hamburg. Magalhaensischen Sammelr. 4(7): 60, pl.1, fig.13.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [ARGENTINA]: [Tierra del Fuego], Uschuaia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus SCRIPTANIA.

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