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

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Pseudospaelotis McDunnough, 1929 . Bull. Dep. Mines Petrol. Resour. Br. Columb. 55 : 49.

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Agrotis haruspica Grote, 1875. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 212.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) (of Agrotis unimacula Morrison) [U.S.A.]: Atlantic states, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A. haruspica was proposed as the objective replacement name for Agrotis unimacula Morrison, 1874, Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 17: 166, a junior primary homonym of Agrotis unimacula Staudinger, 1859, Stettin. ent. Ztg 20: 213, -Noctuidae, Noctuinae.

Poole (1989) included GRAPHOPHORA Agassiz, 1847; and PSEUDOSPAELOTIS McDunnough, 1929 as junior synonyms of GRAPHIPHORA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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