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

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Genus:
Agrochola Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 229.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua pistacina Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 77.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 470.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. pistacina is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua Iychnidis [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, ibidem: 76.

Poole (1989) included ANCHOSCELIS Guenée, 1839; LEPTOLOGIA Prout, 1901; LYCANADES Franclemont, 1937; ALEXIA Laever, 1979; AGROLITHA Berio, 1980; DELAEVERIA Berio 1980 (as DELAVERIA Berio, 1980); and PROPENISTRA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of AGROCHOLA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 47 species in the genus AGROCHOLA.

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Junior name(s):
Amathes ; Hampson, 1906: 470.


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