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

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Genus:
Phorica Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1732.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phorica phasipennis Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1732.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [INDIA]: Hindostan, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 104

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

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

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