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

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Genus:
Peteroma Schaus, 1901 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 8 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Peteroma jarinta Schaus, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 8: 78.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 431.

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, Petropolis, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PETEROMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included PETEROMA Schaus, 1901 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of PETEROMA Schaus, 1901.

Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus PETEROMA.

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Junior name(s):
Peteroma Schaus, 1906: 113.


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