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

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Genus:
Pachetra Guenée, 1841 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 10 : 241.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua leucophaea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 82.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included as leucophaea Bork[hausen] an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3:243)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. leucophaea is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena sagittigera Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3(4): 410.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PACHETRA.

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