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

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Genus:
Psectrotarsia Dognin, 1907 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 51 : 240.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Psectrotarsia flava Dognin, 1907. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 51: 240.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female PERU: Trujillo, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSECTROTARSIA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

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

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Junior name(s):
Psectrotarsia Hampson, 1908: 5 (key).


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