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

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Genus:
Pentelia Kiriakoff, 1976 . Tierreich 98 : 38.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Eusemia pentelia Druce, 1887. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 668.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type MOZAMBIQUE: Delagoa Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pentelia Brenske, 1891, Ent. Nachr. 17: 314, - Insecta, Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Sergiusia Nye nom.n. [Nye, 1980].

Poole (1989) included PENTELIA Kiriakoff, 1976 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of SERGIUSIA Nye, 1980.

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Senior name:
Sergiusia Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980: 177.


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