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

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Genus:
Pharga Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 200.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pharga fasciculella Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. fasciculella is a junior subjective synonym of Hormisa pholausalis Walker, [1859] 1858, ibidem 16: 237.

Poole (1989) included PHARGA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PHARGA.

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