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

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Genus:
Poeonoma Tams & Bowden, 1953 . Bull. ent. Res. 43 : 652.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phragmatiphila serrata Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus.Mus. 9: 268, pl.142, fig.31.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male UGANDA: Ruwenzori, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included POEONOMA 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 5 species in the genus POEONOMA.

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