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

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Pardasena Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1730.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Pardasena acronyctella Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1730.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1912. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 245. [(as a junior name of roeselioides which Hampson placed (on page 247) as the senior synonym of acronyctella)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Poole (1989) included PARDASENA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus PARDASENA.

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Junior name(s):
Parsadena ; Legrand, 1966: 141.

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