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

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Genus:
Pelecia Hübner, 1821 . Index exot. Lepid. : [6].

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Idia retusalis Hübner, 1818. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[211], figs 1-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [BRAZIL]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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

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