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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Setagrotis Warren, 1912 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 66.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Gortyna cuprea Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 50, pl.6, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) INDIA: West Bengal, Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 66 was stated on page 65 as 1912 September 25th in both the English and the German editions. A junior homonym of Setagrotis Smith, 1890, Bull. U. S. natn. Mus. 38: 59, Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Estagrotis nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: ESTAGROTIS Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included SETAGROTIS Warren, 1912 as a junior synonym of ESTAGROTIS Nye, 1975.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

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

Senior name:
Estagrotis Nye, 1975: 188.

Submit correction/addition