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

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Genus:
Palaeosafia Draudt, 1950 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40 : 154.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Palaeosafia hoenei Draudt, 1950. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40: 154.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as *P. hönei, an incorrect original spelling)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CHINA: [Yunnan Prov.], Li-kiang, (ZFMAK, Bonn).. (note in collection 'Type verloren')

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Under the Code, Article 32 (c) (i), the name hönei, being formed from a German personal name, must be corrected to hoenei.

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

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