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

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Genus:
Panthea Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 203.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PANTHEINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena coenobita Esper, 1785. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 196, pl.37, fig.7.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [GERMANY]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PANTHEA in the subfamily PANTHEINAE, treated as a family by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included ELATINA Duponchel, 1845; AUDELA Walker, 1861; and PLATYCERURA Packard, 1864 as junior synonyms of PANTHEA Hübner, 1820.

Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus PANTHEA Hübner, 1820.

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Junior name(s):
Diphthera ; Hampson, 1913: 365.
Elatina Duponchel, 1845: 98.


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