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

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Genus:
Pelamia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 286.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Pelamia phasianoides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 286, pl.22, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - amle & female [URUGUAY] & PARAGUAY: Montevideo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included REMIGIA Guenée, 1852; PELAMIA Guenée, 1852; BARATHA Walker, 1865; and CAUNINDA Moore, 1885 as junior synonyms of MOCIS Hübner, 1823.

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Junior name(s):
Pelomia ; Warren, 1913: 332, 498.


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