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

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Genus:
Phalera Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 147.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : PHALERINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena bucephala Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 508.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 576.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Erconholda Kiriakoff was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Phalera Hübner, [1819] 1816 by Holloway, 1983, The moths of Borneo : family Notodontidae, Malayan Nature Journal 37 (1-2) : 37.

PHALERA was included within the subfamily NOTODONTIDAE: PHALERINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Acrosema Meigen, 1830: 24.
Hammatophora Westwood, 1843: 63.


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