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

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Genus:
Pseudenargia Boursin, 1956 . Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 25 : 124.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Cosmia regina Staudinger, 1892. Dt. ent. Z. 4: 297, pl.4, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [TURKEY]: Amasia, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSEUDENARGIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PSEUDENARGIA.

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