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

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Genus:
Phimodium Herrich-Schäffer, 1870 , in Cramer. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 24 : 101, 104.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena sergilia Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 66, pl.321, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. sergilia is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

Poole (1989) included GONIOPTERYX Agassiz, 1847; RHESCIPHA Walker, 1866; and PHIMODIUM Herrich-Schäffer, 1870 as junior synonyms of GONIAPTERYX Perty, 1833.

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