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Genus Hecatera

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Hadenini
Genus Hecatera
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hecatera Guenée, 1852
Epipsammia Staudinger, 1879
Namangana Staudinger, 1888
Sartha Staudinger, 1891
Pseudathetis Boursin, 1937
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Hecatera is from the name of a Greek goddess of the nether-world. (1)
Print References
Guenée, A. 1852. Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères 6: 27
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.