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

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Genus:
Pherechoa Turner, 1932 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 56 : 179.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pherechoa crypsichlora Turner, 1932. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 56: 179.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: N. Qd, Kuranda, (ANIC, Canberra)..

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PHERECHOA.

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