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

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Genus:
Pseudosterrha Rebel, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. palaearct. Faunengeb. 1 : 373.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Chesias oranaria Lucas, 1849. Explor. scient. Algérie. 3: 393, pl.4, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type ALGERIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pseudosterrha Warren, 1888, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1888: 3241-Lepid., Geometridae. The objective replacement name is Nereisana Strand, 1911.

See: NEREISANA Strand, 1911.

Poole (1989) included PSEUDOSTERRHA Rebel, 1901 (preoccupied); and NOTHOSTERRHA Warrren, 1912 as junior synonyms of NEREISANA Strand, 1911.

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Senior name:
Nereisana Strand, 1911: 38.


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