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

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Genus:
Pithea Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1701.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Pithea ferruginea Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1701.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Santa Fé de Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Pithea Walker, 1856 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occasional papers on Systematic Entomology (1) : 19.

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