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

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Genus:
Pachydota Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : viiii [index], 4 [key], 92.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phaegoptera iodea Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.75, fig.432. [(but cited as *Phegoptera, an incorrect subsequent spelling by Herrich-Schäffer)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

P. iodea is dated from the wrapper of the Heft, and not from the title-page of the volume, 1850-1858.

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