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

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Genus:
Pennisetia Dehne, 1850 . Stett. ent. Ztg 11 : 28.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : TINTHIINAE : PENNISETIINI

Type-species:
Pennisetia anomala Dehne, 1850. Stett. ent. Ztg 11: 28.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. anomala is a junior subjective synonym of Sesia hylaeiformis Laspeyres, 1901, Sesiae Europaeae: 14.

PENNISETIA was included within the subfamily SESIIDAE: TINTHIINAE by Kristensen (1999).

See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz PĆ¼hringer.

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