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

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Genus:
Pteraetholix Grote, 1873 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4 : 298.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Pteraetholix bullula Grote, 1873. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4: 299.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Central Alabama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BERRESA Walker, 1859; ILATTIA Walker, 1859; LOCHIA Walker, 1865; STRIDOVA Walker, 1869; PTERAETHOLIX Grote, 1873; CHYTORYZA Grote, 1876; HESPERIMORPHA Saalmüller, 1880; AMYNODES Warren, 1913; and FORMOSAMYNA Strand, 1920 as junior synonyms of AMYNA Guenée, 1852.

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