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

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Genus:
Petalia Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 457.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGANAINAE

Type-species:
Hypsa plagiata Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 457.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA] NEW HOLLAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PETALIA and included species.

Senior name:
Asota Hübner, 1819: 164.


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