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

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Genus:
Pinheyata Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 154.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Automolis quinta Kiriakoff, 1973. Mitt. m√ľnch. Ent. Ges. 63: 64, fig.9. [(of Pinheya Kiriakoff, 1973)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZIMBABWE] RHODESIA: Vumba Mts, Umtali, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Prof. Dr Kiriakoff was informed of this homonymy and suggested the replaement name.

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Junior name(s):
Pinheya Kiriakoff, 1973: 63.


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