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

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Genus:
Phaegoptera Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pls 14, 15, figs 58-68.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phaegoptera histrionica Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.15, fig.68.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 212.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Phaegoptera Herrich-Schäffer, [1853], and the similar name Phoegoptera Boisduval, 1869, are discussed by Watson, 1973, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 128: 2.

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Junior name(s):
Phegoptera ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: wrapper, pls 52-53, figs 283-294.


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