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

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Genus:
Pectinidia Holloway, 1977 . Series Ent. 13 : 91.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pectinidia silvicola Holloway, 1977. Series Ent. 13: 93, text-figs 37, 38, pl.22, fig.2.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male NORFOLK ISLAND: (South Pacific Ocean), Mt Bates, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Pectinidia in the Noctuidae, Ophiderinae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PECTINIDIA.

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