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

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Genus:
Phlogochroa Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 416.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Capnodes haematoessa Holland, 1894. Psyche, Camb. 7: 110, pl.5, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female WEST AFRICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The type-species was proposed as * C. haemato√ęssa, an incorrect original spelling.

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

Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus PHLOGOCHROA.

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