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

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Genus:
Sergiusia Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 177.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Eusemia pentelia Druce, 1887. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 668. [(of Pentelia Kiriakoff, 1976)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [MOZAMBIQUE]: Delagoa Bay, (BMNH, London)..

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

Prof. Dr Sergius G. Kiriakoff was informed of the homonymy and has permitted me to propose the replacement name.

Poole (1989) included PENTELIA Kiriakoff, 1976 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of SERGIUSIA Nye, 1980.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus SERGIUSIA.

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Junior name(s):
Pentelia Kiriakoff, 1976: 38.


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