SOME CORRECTIONS TO DR. DYAR'S LIST OF NOCTUIDS

A. Radcliffe. Grote
1903 Canadian Entomologist  
In Dr. Dyar's recent very full and careful List of North American Noctuids, Wash. Cat., pp. 98–247, are a few errors which I would briefly point out in this journal. They have mostly arisen from a neglect of a couple of papers in Can. Ent., and one in Proc. Am. Phil. Soc., 1895, as well as from a two literal following of Prof. Smith's Washington list. With regard to the general sequence of the order adopted, I have given that preferred by myself in these pages, and can only repeat here that the
more » ... epeat here that the Noctuid series (Lithosia—Noctua) affords a parallel to that of the blues and skippers in the butterflies, and that I should place them below the seriesBombyx,Lachneis—Geometra, disturbing as little as possible the older classifications.
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