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

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Genus:
Poaphila Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 299.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Agnomonia quadrifilaris Hübner, 1831. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: 37, figs 569, 570.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 38.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included AGNOMONIA Hübner, 1831; CROCHIPHORA Hübner, 1831; ARGYROSTROTUS Agassiz, 1847; and POAPHILA Guenée, 1852 as juniors synonyms of ARGYROSTROTIS Hübner, 1821.

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