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

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Genus:
Penthesilea Ragonot, 1891 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10 : 465 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available but without included nominal species until Ragonot, 1891 June, ibidem (6) 10: 493.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Penthesilea sacculalis Ragonot, 1891. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (6), 10: 493.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1897. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 690.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Nomenclaturally available but without included nominal species until Ragonot, 1891 June ibidem (6) 10: 493 Penthesilea Ragonot, 1891, is not preoccupied by * Penthesilea Meigen, 1800. * Penthesilea Meigen, 1800, Nouv. Class. Mouches Deux Ailes: 35 - Insecta, Diptera, was included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the I.C.Z.N., 1963, Bull. zool. Nom. 20: Opinion 678; the name was not used again prior to the publication of Penthesilea Ragonot, 1

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