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

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Genus:
Agrapha Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 250.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Agrapha ahenea Hübner, 1821. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 250.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1896. Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 8: 303. [(as *`glauca Cram.', an incorrect authorship for this species)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. glauca Stoll is a junior primary homonym of Phalaena glauca Cramer, 1777, ibidem 2: 17, pl. 107, fig. E, - Lepid., Hypsidae.

Poole (1989) included ACANTHOPLUSIA Dufay, 1970; and CTENOPLUSIA Dufay, 1970 as junior synonyms of AGRAPHA Hübner, 1821.


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