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

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Genus:
Phaedria Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (6) : 1388 [key], 1501.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phaedria moderata Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1501.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio de Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Phaedria was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 788.

Becker, V.O., 2001, The identity of some unrecognized Neotropical Bombycoidea (Lepidoptera) described by Francis Walker. Revta bras. Zool. 18: 153-157 included Phaedria Walker, 1855 as a junior synonym of Labedera Walker, 1855 stat. rev.


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