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

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Genus:
Pinacia Hübner, 1831 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 3 : 13.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pinacia molybdaenalis Hübner, 1831. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: 13, figs 435, 436.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [JAVA]: [Djakarta swamp] Bataviens Sümpfe, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PINACIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included OSERICANA Walker, 1866; and MIXTILA Swinhoe, 1900 as junior synonyms of PINACIA Hübner, 1831.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus PINACIA.

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Junior name(s):
Mixtila Swinhoe, 1900: 193.
Pinacia ; Walker, 1859: 919.


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