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

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Genus:
Perinaenia Butler, 1878 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 : 289.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Perinaenia lignosa Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 289.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. lignosa is a junior subjective synonym of Spintherops accipiter Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874.

See also: Anepilecta Warren, 1912.

Poole (1989) included PERINAENIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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