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

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Genus:
Periphanes Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 247.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena delphinii Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 518.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1903. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 52. [(as delphini, an unjustified emendation by Hampson, for *Periphana an incorrect subsequent spelling,)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PERIPHANES in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

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

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Junior name(s):
Chariclea Curtis, 1825: 76.
Chariclea Stephens, 1829: 42.
Chariella ; Bertkau, 1889: 151.
Periphana ; Hampson, 1903: 52.
Periphanea ; Walker, 1857: 672.


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