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

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Genus:
Pycnodontis Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.107.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Pycnodontis spadicea Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.107, fig.12; Erklärung, pls. 75-107: 8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 411.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MYSTROCEPHALA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; and PYCNODONTIS Felder, 1874 junior synonyms of RHOSUS Walker, 1854.

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