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

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Genus:
Phagytra Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1508.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phagytra leucogastralis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1508.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female JAVA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. Ieucogastralis is a junior subjective synonym of Masca abactalis Walker, [1859].

See also: Masca Walker, [1859].

Poole (1989) included PHAGYTRA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of MASCA Walker, 1859.

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