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

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Genus:
Palaeocoleus Robinson, 1975 . Macrolepid. Fiji and Rotuma : 235.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Bocana sypnoides Butler, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 416.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female FIJI: Viti Is, (? Depository)..

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

Palaeocoleus in the Noctuidae, Hypeninae, is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included PALAEOCOLEUS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

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

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