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

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Genus:
Porthmeia Bethune-Baker, 1908 . Novit. zool. 15 : 186.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Porthmeia subnigra Bethune-Baker, 1908. Novit. zool. 15: 186.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PAPUA NEW GUINEA: [Papua], Owgarra, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: Porthmeia bicolora Bethune-Baker, 1908, cited by Bryk, 1934, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 62: 214.

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