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

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Genus:
Tetanolita Grote, 1873 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4 : 305.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Tetanolita lixalis Grote, 1873. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4: 306.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female [U.S.A.]: Alabama and Texas, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

T. lixalis is a junior subjective synonym of Bleptina mynesalis Walker, 1859, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 19: 860.

Poole (1989) included TETANOLITA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included SCELESCEPON Möschler, 1890 as a junior synonym of TETANOLITA Grote, 1873.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus TETANOLITA.

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