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

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Genus:
Pheosia Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 145.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena dictaea Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 826.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1893. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 1: 160.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NORTH AFRICA: Barbaria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: [Phalaena] tremula Clerk, 1759, a name not originally included in Pheosia, and not linked with one of the two originally included names when designated by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 607. Hübner established Pheosia for Phalaena dictaea Linnaeus, 1767, and Phalaena dictaeoides Esper, 1789; Kirby placed P. dictaea Linnaeus, 1767, as a distinct species without synonyms (but published the name as * Dictata, an incorrect subsequent spelling) and placed P. dictaeoides Esper, 1789, as a junior subjective synonym of Bombyx gnoma Fabricius, 1777.

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Junior name(s):
Leiocampa Stephens, 1828: 24.
Leiocampa Stephens, 1829: 39.
Leiocampa Stephens, 1829: 42.
Leiocampha ; Agassiz, 1846: 39.
Leiocampha ; Neave, 1939: 886.
Liocampa ; Agassiz, 1847: 203, 212.
Phaeosia ; Spuler, 1903: 95.
Pheosa ; Moore, 1883: 113.
Phoesia ; Scheffner, 1927: 5.


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