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

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Genus:
Phaeopyra Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : vii [key], 19.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Protagrotis novaguinensis Bethune-Baker, 1906. Novit. zool. 13: 192.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female NEW GUINEA: [Papua], Ekeikei, (BMNH, London)..

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

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