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

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Genus:
Pallachira Grote, 1877 . Can. Ent. 9 : 197.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pallachira bivittata Grote, 1877. Can. Ent. 9: 198.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: [N. Y.], Buffalo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Palpangula was proposed as a subgenus of Leucanitis Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included HORMISA Walker, 1859; LITOGNATHA Grote, 1873; SISYRHYPENA Grote, 1873; PALLACHIRA Grote, 1877; and XYLORMISA Forbes, 1922 as junior synonyms of MACROCHILO Hübner, 1825.

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