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

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Genus:
Pumora Dyar, 1918 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 54 : 348.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Pumora hyperion Dyar, 1918. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 54: 348.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female MEXICO: Cuernavaca, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Pumora Dyar, 1918, was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Poole, 1995, The moths of America north of Mexico including Greenland. Fascicle 26.1, p.126.

Poole (1989) included EULITHOSIA Edwards, 1872; HOPLOLYTHRA Hampson, 1910; and PUMORA Dyar, 1918 as junior synonyms of CIRRHOPHANUS Grote, 1972.

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