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

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Genus:
Ostheldera Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 355.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pfeifferella gracilis Osthelder, 1933. Mitt. m√ľnch. Ent. Ges. 23: 54. [(of Pfeifferella Osthelder, 1933 )]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 3 females [TURKEY]: Nordsyrien, Marasch, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PFEIFFERELLA Osthelder, 1933 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of OSTHELDERA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus OSTHELDERA.

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Junior name(s):
Pfeifferella Osthelder, 1933: 54.


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