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

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Genus:
Pseudoligia Staudinger, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. palaearct. Faunengeb. 1 : 242.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Ligia similiaria Ménétriés, 1849. Mém. Acad. imp. Sci. St Pétersb. 6: 296, pl.6, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.S.R.]: [Uzbekistan] Bokhara, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSEUDOLIGIA 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 only 1 species in the genus PSEUDOLIGIA.

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