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

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Genus:
Palindia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 274.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Palindia hemileuca Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 275.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Dyar , 1914. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47: 96.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Incorrect type-species designation: Phalaena julianata Stoll, 1787, cited by Butler, 1892, Entomologist 25: 189, as '. . .: these are followed by the typical Palindiae, P. julianata and allies ,. . .'. This, under the Code, Article 67 (c), does not constitute a type-designation for Palindia Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included PALINDIA Guenée, 1852; PEROPALPUS Blanchard, 1852; CALYDIA Bar, 1875; and PALINDIONA Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of EULEPIDOTIS H

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