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

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Genus:
Phoenix Butler, 1880 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6 : 122.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phoenix iris Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 6: 122.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included MARCALA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; PATRUISSA Walker, 1863; and PHOENIX Butler, 1880 as junior synonyms of HYPOCHROSIS Guenée, 1857.

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