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

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Genus:
Viridemas Smith, 1908 . Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 18 : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Viridemas galena Smith, 1908. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 18: 92.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Huachuca Mts and Cochise County, Palmerly., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included VIRIDEMAS 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 VIRIDEMAS.

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