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

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Genus:
Palaeamathes Boursin, 1954 . Bonn. zool. Beitr. 5 : 271.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Palaeamathes hoenei Boursin, 1954. Bonn. zool. Beitr. 5: 273, pl.6, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *P. hönei, an incorrect original spelling)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHINA: N. Yunnan, Li-kiang, (ZFMAK, Bonn)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Under the Code, Article 32 (c) (i), the name hönei, being formed from a German personal name, must be corrected to hoenei.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PALAEAMATHES.

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