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

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Genus:
Abrostola Ochsenheimer, 1816 . Schmett. Eur. 4 : 88.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena triplasia Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 517.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HABROSTOLA Sodoffsky, 1837; INGURIDIA Butler, 19879; and UNCA Lhomme, 1929 as junior synonyms of ABROSTOLA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included 35 species in the genus ABROSTOLA.

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Junior name(s):
Habrostola ; Sodoffsky, 1837: 88.
Unca Lhomme, 1929: 321.
Unca Oken, 1815: 689.


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