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

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Genus:
Pachymetana Strand, 1912 . Arch. Naturgesch. 78(A) 7) : 143.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : LASIOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Pachymeta custodita Strand, 1912. Arch. Naturgesch. 78(A) 7): 142.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EQUATORIAL GUINEA]: [Rio Muni], Nkolentangan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

When the type-species was described it was placed doubtfully in Pachymeta, with the provision that if it proved to represent a distinct genus, Pachymetana would be available.

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