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

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Genus:
Pemphigostola Strand, 1909 . Dt. ent. Z. 1909 : 663.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Pemphigostola synemonistis Strand, 1909. Dt. ent. Z. : 665.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Pemphigostola was originally proposed in the Castniidae; it was transferred to the Apoprogonidae by Hampson, 1918, Novit. zool. 25: 377 and thence to the Agaristidae by Hering, 1928, in Blüthgen & Hering, Ent. Z., Frankf.a.M. 42: 176.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Pemphigostola was established in the Castniidae, Pemphigostolinae; it was transferred to the Apoprogenidae, now Apoprogonidae, by Hampson 1918, Novit. zool. 28: 73.

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

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Junior name(s):
Pemphegostola ; Hampson, 1918: 377.


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