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

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Genus:
Trichofeltia Barnes & Benjamin, 1929 . Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 24 : 177.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis circumdata Grote, 1883. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 11: 53.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type U.S.A.: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Trichofeltia Barnes & Benjamin is a junior objective synonym and also a junior homonym of Trichofeltia McDunnough, [1929 April] 1928. Trichofeltia Barnes & Benjamin, in the Noctuidae, Hadeninae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included TRICHOFELTIA Barnes & Benjamin, (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of TRICHOFELTIA McDunnough, 1929.

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Senior name:
Trichofeltia McDunnough, 1929: 61.


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