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

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Genus:
Pfeifferella Osthelder, 1933 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 23 : 54.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pfeifferella gracilis Osthelder, 1933. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 23: 54.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) TURKEY: Marasch, (ZSBS, Munchen)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pfeifferella Labbé, 1899, Tierreich 5: 60, -Protozoa. The objective replacement name is Ostheldera nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: OSTHELDERA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PFEIFFERELLA Osthelder, 1933 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of OSTHELDERA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Ostheldera Nye, 1975: 355.


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