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

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Genus:
Setagrotis Smith, 1890 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 38 : 9, 59.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis planifrons Smith, 1890. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 17: 42.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(on page 9)]

Type specimens:
Holotype [CANADA]: N.W. British Columbia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus SETAGROTIS Smith, 1890.

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