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

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Genus:
Phaeomorpha Turner, 1920 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 44 : 141 [key], 149.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phaeomorpha acineta Turner, 1920. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 44: 149.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females (not 1 male & 1 female as stated) AUSTRALIA: Qd, Montville, Blackall Range, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. acineta is a junior subjective synonym of Syntheta xylitis Turner, 1902.

See also: Syntheta Turner, 1902.

Poole (1989) included PHAEOMORPHA Turner, 1920; and PHAEOPYRA Hampson, 1908 as junior synonyms of SYNTHETA Turenr, 1902.

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