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

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Genus:
Phalga Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 375.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Phalga sinuosa Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 375, pl.37, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Darjiling, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Phalga Moore, 1881 was treated as a valid genus (Gen. Rev.) being brought out of synonymy by Holloway, 1985 Malayan Nature Journal 38 (3-4) : 173.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PHALGA.

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