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

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Genus:
Pantophaea Jordan, 1946 . Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S., Zool.) 66 : 6.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Pemba distanti Rothschild & Jordan, 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. 1): 46, pl.27, figs 1-3; pl.28, fig.32, pl.35, fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PEMBA ISLAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Pantophaea was established as the objective replacement name for Pemba Rothschild & Jordan, 1903.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list PEMBA Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 as a junior name of PANTOPHAEA Jordan, 1946.

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Junior name(s):
Pemba Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 28 (key), 45.


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