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

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Genus:
Pseudina Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 226.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Pseudina vellerea Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Lépid.), 6: 226, pl.10, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 male & 2 females BRAZIL: [Rio de Janeiro], Nouvelle-Fribourg, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSEUDINA 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 PSEUDINA.

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