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

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Pleuromnema Gaede, 1914 . Int. ent. Z. 8 : 127.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Pleuromnema reussi Gaede, 1914. Int. ent. Z. 8: 127, fig..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TANZANIA]: Dar es Salaam, (? Depository)..

Pleuromnema Gaede, 1914 was treated in the Arctiidae, Aganainae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 155. Pleuromnema has subsequently been referred to the Geometridae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 24.

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