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

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Genus:
Pessida Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1547 [key], 1641.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pessida interlineata Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1642.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Para, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PESSIDA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of PTERHEMIA Guenée, 1854.

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