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

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Genus:
Pantydia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 436.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pantydia sparsa Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 437.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Joannis , 1929. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 98: 367.

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male AUSTRALIA: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mems. Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 161

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PANTYDIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included RHISCIPHA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of PANTYDIA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus PANTYDIA.

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