Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Oreinobia Wallengren, 1865 . K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. (n.f.) 5(4) : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Psilura scurrilis Wallengren, 1860. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 163.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Bojesmansrand, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. scurrilis is a junior subjective synonym of Polymona rufifemur Walker, 1855, the type-species of Polymona Walker, 1855.

See also: Polymona Walker, 1985.

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