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

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Genus:
Abolla Rogenhöfer, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.111.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Abolla pellicosta Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.3, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male BRAZIL: Maranham, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

In the caption to pl.111, fig.5, ABOLIA was clearly attributed to Rogenhofer whereas pellicosta was attributed to both authors.

Poole (1989) included ABOLLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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