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

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Genus:
Paetica Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 1141.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena eutropia Stoll, 1790. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen : 91, pl.18, figs 6, 6K-M.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PAETICA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

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

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