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

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Genus:
Phaeochlaena Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 18, 32.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Phaeochlaena tendinosa Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 18, pl.[16], figs 89, 90.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1878. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 62.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Phaeochlaena has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the Noctuidae.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. tendinosa is a junior subjective synonym of Zygaena gyon Fabricius, 1787, Mantissa Insect. 2: 105.

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Junior name(s):
Phaeochloena ; Druce, 1885: 536 (legend), pl.33, fig.16.
Phaeoclaena ; Dognin, 1900: 438.
Phaeoclena ; Neave, 1940: 688.
Phlaeochlaena ; Walker, 1866: 1876.
Phlaeochloena ; Walker, 1865: 156.


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