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

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Genus:
Petalumaria Buckett & Bauer, 1967 . J. Res. Lepid. 6 : 52.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Petaluma californica Buckett & Bauer, 1964. J. Res. Lepid. 3: 194, figs 1-4. [(of Petaluma Buckett & Bauer)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: California, Sonoma County, Petaluma, (UCD, Davis)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PETALUMARIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included PETALUMA Buckett & Bauer, 1964 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of PETALUMARIA Buckett & Bauer, 1967.

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

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Junior name(s):
Petaluma Buckett & Bauer, 1964: 193.


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