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

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Genus:
Pericyma Herrich-Schäffer, 1851 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 2 : 429.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Acidalia albidentaria Freyer, 1842. Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 4: 115, pl.354, fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: steppe, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ALAMIS Guenée, 1852; DUGARIA Walker, 1858; and MOEPA Walker, 1865: 915 as junior synonyms of PERICYMA Herrich-Schäffer, 1851.

Poole (1989) included 21 species in the genus PERICYMA.

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