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

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Genus:
Pterhemia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pterhemia mutilatalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 24, pl.7, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Pessida Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included PTERHEMIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included PESSIDA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of PTERHEMIA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus PTERHEMIA.

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