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

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Genus:
Palthis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis angulalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.16, fig.107.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality stated to be Europe, but this was probaly an error as the species illustrated is not known to occur in the Old World, but is widespead in U.S.A. and Canada

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Mardara Walker, [1859].

Poole (1989) included PALTHIS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included MARDARA Walker, 1859; and CLANYMA Guenée, 1854 as junior synonyms of PALTHIS Hübner, 1825.

Poole (1989) included 23 species in the genus PALTHIS.

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Junior name(s):
Clanyma Guenée, 1854: 94.


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