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

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Genus:
Phlyctaina Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 228.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Phlyctaina irrigualis Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 229.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHLYCTAINA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included APHLYCTAENA Kaye, 1927 as a junior synonym of PHLYCTAINA Möschler, 1890.

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

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Junior name(s):
Aphlyctaena Kaye & Lamont, 1927: 77.


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