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

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Genus:
Petaluma Buckett & Bauer, 1964 . J. Res. Lepid. 3 : 193.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Petaluma californica Buckett & Bauer, 1964. J. Res. Lepid. 3: 194, figs 1-4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype U.S.A.: California, Sonoma Co., Petaluma, (UCD, Davis)..

Notes:
Nye (1975. Generic Names Moths World 1) stated:-

A junior homonyn of PETALUMA Hulst, 1888, Entomologica am. 4 : 116, - Lepid. Pyralidae. The objective replacement name is PETALUMARIA Buckett & Bauer, 1967.

Poole (1989) included PETALUMA Buckett & Bauer, 1964 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of PETALUMARIA Buckett & Bauer, 1967.

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Senior name:
Petalumaria Buckett & Bauer, 1967: 52.


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