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

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Pseudodreata Bethune-Baker, 1904 . Novit. zool. 11 : 371.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : ANTHELIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Pseudodreata strigata Bethune-Baker, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 371, pl.5, fig.45.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [PAPUA NEW GUINEA] NEW GUINEA: Angabunga River, Dinawa, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Pseudodreata was established in the Eupterotidae; it was transferred to the Lymantriidae by Joicey, Noakes & Talbot, 1915, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1915: 379. Swinhoe, 1922, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 10: 451, placed Pseudodreata in the Lymantriidae, subfamily Anthelinae, which had been raised to family level by Turner, 1920, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1919: 415.

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Junior name(s):
Cycethra Bethune-Baker, 1904: 393.

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