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

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Genus:
Phoenicophanta Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : 2 [key], 653.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Phoenicophanta flavifera Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 653, fig.184.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 7 males & 1 female ARGENTINA: Tucuman, Los Vasquez, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CALLOSTOLIS Dyar, 1928 as a junior synonym of PHOENICOPHANTA Hampson, 1910.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PHOENICOPHANTA.

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