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

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Genus:
Pseudosmia Köhler, 1952 . Acta zool. lilloana 12 : 161.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pseudosmia rubescens Köhler, 1952. Acta zool. lilloana 12: 161.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) ARGENTINA: Chubut, Comordoro Rivadavia, (ZSBS, Munchen)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pseudosmia Radoszkovsky, 1872, Horae Soc. ent. ross. 8: xviii, -Hymenoptera. The objective replacement name is Despumosia nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: DESPUMOSIA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PSEUDOSMIA Köhler, 1952 as a junior synonym of DESPUMOSIA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Despumosia Nye, 1975: 154.


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