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

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Genus:
Paectes Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Paectes pygmaea Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 21, figs 109, 110.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [U.S.A.]: Georgia [formerly] in Florida, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ADRANA Walker, 1858; ORTHOCLOSTERA Butler, 1878; CALLINGURA Butler, 1894; and INGURA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonyms of PAECTES Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Tribonophora Hübner, 1808: 5.


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