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

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Genus:
Pristoceraea Karsch, 1895 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Agarista eriopis Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.7, fig.31. [; [1856]: 13; [1858]: 71, 78]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. eriopis is dated from the wrapper of the plates and not from the title-page of the work, 1850-1858.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Further information in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1: 403, 404.

Poole (1989) included ERIOPANA Kiriakoff, 1974 as a junior synonym of PRISTOCERAEA Karsch, 1895.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PRISTOCERAEA.

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Junior name(s):
Eriopana Kiriakoff, 1974: 6 (key), 80.
Protoceraea ; Kirby, 1896: 377.


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