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

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Genus:
Pinacia ; Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 919.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent authorship used by Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 193. Also listed as an available name by Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 3: 763. Walker redescribed Pinacia Hübner and retained in it one species, P. molybdaenalis.

See: PINACIA Hübner, [1831] 1825.

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Senior name:
Pinacia Hübner, 1831: 13.


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