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

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Genus:
Abagrotis Smith, 1890 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 38 : 9, 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Agrotis erratica Smith, 1890. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 17: 41.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.A.]: Cal[if]., Sierra Nevada; Calif., (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 31 species in the genus.

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