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

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Genus:
Peosina Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena leontia Stoll, 1790. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen : 155, pl.34, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 130.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Rio Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BLOSYRIS Hübner, 1822; THERMESIA Hübner, 1823; BRUJAS Guenée, 1852; PEOSINA Guenée, 1852; and OBUCOLA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of HEMEROBLEMMA Hübner, 1818.

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