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

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Genus:
Pseudogenusa Rebel, 1914 . Annln naturh. Mus. Wien. 28 : 285.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Pseudogenusa opalescens Rebel, 1914. Annln naturh. Mus. Wien. 28: 285, pl.24, fig.72.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TANZANIA]: [Tanganyika] Deutsch-Ostafrika, [between] Bukoba and [Bujumbura] Usumbura, Ukaika, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. opalescens is a junior subjective synontm of Olapa makala Bethane-Baker, 1909, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 3: 428.
Pseudogenusa was established in the Geometridae; it was transferred to the Lymantriidae by Collenette, 1931, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (10) 7: 510.

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