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

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Genus:
Phaeoblemma Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 8.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dares Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 42, pl.310, fig.G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. dares is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

Poole (1989) included PHAEOBLEMMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PHAEOBLEMMA.

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