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A review of the higher classification of the Noctuoidea ( Lepidoptera ) with special reference to the Holarctic fauna

  title={A review of the higher classification of the Noctuoidea ( Lepidoptera ) with special reference to the Holarctic fauna},
  author={Michael Fibiger and J. Donald Lafontaine},
The higher classification of the Noctuoidea (Oenosandridae, Doidae, Notodontidae, Strepsimanidae, Nolidae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Erebidae, Micronoctuidae, and Noctuidae) is reviewed from the perspective of the classification proposed by KITCHING and RAWLINS (1998). Several taxa are reinstated, described as new, synonymised, or redescribed. Some characters that have been inadequately described, poorly understood, or misinterpreted, are redescribed and discussed. One family, two subfamilies… Expand
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