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

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Genus:
Theotinus Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 460.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Bleptina virbiusalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 126.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BLEMMATIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1870; NARCAEA Druce, 1891; and THEOTINUS Druce, 1891 as junior synonyms of REJECTARIA Guenée, 1854.

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

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