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

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Genus:
Psammathodoxa Dyar, 1921 . Insec. inscit. Menstr. 9 : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Psammathodoxa cochlidioides Dyar, 1921. Insec. inscit. Menstr. 9: 43.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male U.S.A.: Texas, Brownsville, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSAMMATHODOXA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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