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

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Genus:
Pseudomaenas Prout, 1917 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 17 : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Agrammodes leucograpta Warren, 1911. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 10: 27. [(of Agrammodes Warren, 1911)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape Colony, Montague Baths, (SAM, Cape Town)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Pseudomaenas was proposed as the objective replacement name for Agrammodes Warren, 1911.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AGRAMMODES Warren, 1911 as a junior synonym of PSEUDOMAENAS Prout, 1917.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species in the genus PSEUDOMAENAS.

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Junior name(s):
Agrammodes Warren, 1911: 27.


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