Nudorthodes is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae erected by J. Donald Lafontaine, J. Bruce Walsh and Clifford D. Ferris in 2014.

Nudorthodes
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Nudorthodes
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Nudorthodes

Lafontaine, Walsh & Ferris, 2014

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EtymologyEdit

The generic name refers to the fact that the species in the genus are removed from the other members of the Orthodes-group of genera by the lack of hairs on the surface of the eye. It is derived from Latin nudus (meaning bare) plus the genus name Orthodes.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lafontaine, J.D.; Walsh, J.B.; Ferris, C.D. 2014: A revision of the genus Protorthodes McDunnough with descriptions of a new genus and four new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini). ZooKeys, 421: 139-179. doi:10.3897/zookeys.421.6664