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

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Genus:
Notophyson Boisduval, 1870 . Consid. L├ępid. Guatemala : 87.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena tiresias Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 133, pl.85, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Bryk , 1931. In: Strand, Lepid. Cat. 45: 37.

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

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

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Junior name(s):
Anthomyza Swainson, 1833: legend to pl.124.


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