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

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Genus:
Agrotisia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 18 [key], 692.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Agrotisia subhyalina Hampson, 1908. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 692, fig.184.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male PERU: Callao, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HARRISONIA Schaus, 1923 as a junior synonym of AGROTISIA Hampson, 1908.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus AGROTISIA.

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Junior name(s):
Harrisonia Schaus, 1923: 36.


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