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

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Genus:
Pseudamathes Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9 : xv [index], 508.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Amathes volloni Lucas, 1907. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes TUNISIA: K├ębili, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSEUDAMATHES in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PSEUDAMATHES.

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Junior name(s):
Pseudamathes ; Rothschild, 1920: 7.


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