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

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Genus:
Tectorea Berio, 1955 . Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E) 6 : 118.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Caradrina nitens Saalmüller, 1891. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Lepid. Madagascar : 276, pl.13, fig.232.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes MADAGASCAR: S. Betsileo-Land, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Tectorea was proposed as a subgenus of Athetis Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included PROXENUS Herrich-Schäffer, 1850; ELYDNA Walker, 1858; NEBRISSA Walker, 1862; RADINACRA Butler, 1878; DADICA Moore, 1881; RADINOGOES Butler, 1886; STREPSELYDNA Warren, 1911; HYDRILLULA Tams, 1938; TECTOREA Berio, 1955 as junior synonyms of ATHETIS Hübner, 1821.

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