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

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Genus:
Phazaca Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : URANIIDAE : EPIPLEMINAE

Type-species:
Phazaca erosioides Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO: Sarawak, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Pyralidae, but has since been transferred to the Epiplemidae, where it was placed by Dalla Torre, 1924, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 30: 23.

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