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

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Genus:
Phaloe Guérin-Méneville, 1838 , in Duperrey. Voy. autour Monde Coquille (Zool.) 2 : 283.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Pericopis cruenta Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 24, pl.[58], figs 329, 330.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Bahia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PHALOE and included species.

Junior name(s):
Phalae ; Walker, 1856: 1653.


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