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

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Pantherodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Panthera pardalaria Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 25. [; [1821], ibidem: pl.[59], figs 335, 336 (of Panthera Hübner, 1823)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 152.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de] Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Pantherodes was proposed as the objective replacement name for Panthera Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PANTHERA Hübner, 1823 as a junior synonym of PANTHERODES Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus PANTHERODES.

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Junior name(s):
Panthera Hübner, 1823: 25.

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