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

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Genus:
Feralia Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 6, 58.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PSAPHIDINAE

Type-species:
Diphtera jocosa Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 37.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MOMOPHANA Grote, 1875; and ARTHROCHLORA Grote, 1875 as junior synonyms of FERALIA Grote, 1874.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus FERALIA.

Poole (1989) included FERALIA in the subfamily CUCULLIINAE. However, Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999) included FERALIA in the subfamily PSAPHIDINAE.

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