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

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Genus:
Philomma Grote, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 2.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Philomma henrietta Grote, 1864. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3: 3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female [U.S.A.]: Eastern States, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. henrietta is a junior subjective synonym of Derrima stellata Walker, [1858].

See also: Derrima Walker, [1858].

Poole (1989) included PHILOMMA Grote, 1864 as a junior synonym of DERRIMA Walker, 1858.


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