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

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Genus:
Pseudoxylomoea Barnes & Benjamin, 1907 . Insec. inscit. Menstr. 14 : 183.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Apamea laetrina Druce, 1898. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 2: 477, pl.93, fig.21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female MEXICO: Guerrero, Omilteme, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSEUDOXYLOMOEA 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 PSEUDOXYLOMOEA.

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