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

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Genus:
Phachthia Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (30) : 979.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phachthia lignigeralis Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 979.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. lignigeralis is a junior subjective synonym of Olulis puncticinctalis Walker, 1863.

See also: Olulis Walker, 1863.

Poole (1989) included HAMAXIA Walker, 1863; and PHACHTHIA Walker, 1864 as junior synonyms of OLULIS Walker, 1863.

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