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

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Genus:
Pantana Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 778 [key], 819.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Pantana dispar Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 820.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 464. [(as a junior name of visum Moore)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EAST INDIES: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
but cited as `P. Visum, Hübn.' a nominal species not originally included in Pantana. Kirby, however, placed visum as the senior synonym of dispar, a nominal species originally included in Pantana. Under the Code, Article 69(a)(iv), this constitutes a type-species designation.

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