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

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Genus:
Poesula Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1841.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Poesula delinquens Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1841.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BRAZIL]: [R. Amazon], [Tefé] Ega, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included POESULA Walker, 1858; ASTHANA Walker, 1862; and RETHMA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of DEINOPA Walker, 1856.

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Junior name(s):
Paesula ; Butler, 1879: 39.


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