"These genera are included here in Xylenini (sensu lato) only because they lack the characters of the other named tribes of the Noctuinae, and the genitalia characters are more similar to those of the Xylenini than to those of any other tribe" (1).
Contributed by Kyhl Austin on 25 August, 2016 - 10:01pm Last updated 8 January, 2017 - 6:15pm
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