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

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Genus:
Ischyja Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 265.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena manlia Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 144, pl.92, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 537.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Coromandel Coast, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. manlia is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1779.

Poole (1989) included ISCHYJA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). However, the latter included ISCHYJA in the subfamily CATOCALINAE.

Poole (1989) included POTAMOPHORA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of ISCHYJA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus ISCHYJA.

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Junior name(s):
Ischyia ; Agassiz, 1846: 38.
Potamophora Guenée, 1852: 122.


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