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

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Genus:
Pompeja Herrich-Schäffer, 1858 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : 60, 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Omphalia psorica Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.19, figs 92, 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Pompeja and psorica were Boisduval manuscript names made available by Herrich-Schäffer.

Pompeja was established as the objective replacement name for Omphalia Herrich-Schäffer, [1854].

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Junior name(s):
Omphalia Herrich-Schäffer, 1854: wrapper, pl.19, figs 92, 93.


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