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

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Genus:
Penisa Warren, 1911 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 260.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Hyria oblataria Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 665.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females CEYLON: Colombo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 260, was stated on page 253 as 1911 October 15th in the English edition and as 1912 January 10th in the German edition.

Poole (1989) included MICRAESCHUS Butler, 1878; TROGACONTIA Hampson, 1896; and PENISA Warren, 1911 as junior synonyms of ENISPA Walker, 1866.

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