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

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Genus:
Zotheca Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 23, 68.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Zotheca tranquilla Grote, 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 69.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [U.S.A.]: California, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ZOTHECA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ZOTHECA.

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