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

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Genus:
Pseudautomeris Lemaire, 1967 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 71 : 224.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena salmonea Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 101, pl.162, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. salmonea is dated from the wrapper of the part, not from the title-page of volume 2 which is dated 1779.

PSEUDAUTOMERIS was included within the subfamily SATURNIIDAE: HEMILEUCINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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