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

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Genus:
Pseudopseustis Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9 : xv [index], 509.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Taeniocampa tellieri Lucas, 1907. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 196.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female TUNISIA: S. of Chotts, Kébili oasis, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Pooler (1989) included PSEUDOPSEUSTIS Hampson, 1910 in the NOCTUIDAE : 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 TETRACHELA Hampson, 1918 as a junior synonym of PSEUDOPSEUSTIS Hampson, 1910.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PSEUDOPSEUSTIS.

Pseudopseustis Hampson, 1910, was treated as a senior synonym of Jaxartia Pungeler, 1914, by Varga and Ronkay, 1991, Acta Zoologica Hungarica37 (3-4) : p. 288.

Pseudopseustis was then downgraded to denote a subgenus of Pseudohadena Alphéraky, 1889 by Ronkay, Varga and Fabian, 1995, Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 41 (3) : 276.

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Junior name(s):
Tetrachela Hampson, 1918: 126.


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