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

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Genus:
Pygoctenucha Grote, 1883 . Trans. Kans. Acad. Sci. 8 : 37, 46.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Ctenucha harrisii Boisduval, 1869. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 12: 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: California, near Los Angeles, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

C. harrisii is a junior subjective synonym of Apistosia terminalis Walker, 1854, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 478.

See also: Protosia Hampson, 1900.

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