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

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Genus:
Tamseale Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 470.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Eleale plusioides Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 135. [(of MATELLA Moore, 1885)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO: Sarawak, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

This new name is proposed in honour of my mentor, Mr W. H. T. Tams, in appreciation of his willing help, advice and textual criticism.

Poole (1989) included ELEALE Walker, 1862 (preoccupied); TIBIOCILLARIA Bethune-Baker (as TIBIOCELLARIA on page 782), 1906; BOMBOTELIA Hampson, 1912; and TAMSEALE Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of PENICILLARIA Guenée, 1852.

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Junior name(s):
Eleale Walker, 1862: 135.


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