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

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Genus:
Pusillathetis Berio, 1976 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 81 : 120.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Pusillathetis fiorii Berio, 1976. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 81: 120, fig.40.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ETHIOPIA] AFRICA ORIENTALE: [Ogaden], [Warder] Uarder, (Colln E. Berio, Genoa)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PUSILLATHETIS 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 PUSILLATHETIS.

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