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

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Genus:
Phragmataecia Newman, 1850 . Zoologist 8 : 2931.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : ZEUZERINAE

Type-species:
Noctua arundinis Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.83, figs 386, 387. [(of Macrogaster Duponchel, [1845])]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

N. arundinis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena castaneae Hübner, 1790, Beitr. Gesch. Schmett. 2 (1): 9, pl.1(1), fig.C.

Phragmataecia was established as the objective replacement name for Macrogaster Duponchel, [1845].

PHRAGMATAECIA was included within the subfamily COSSIDAE: ZEUZERINAE by Gentili & Horak, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Macrogaster Duponchel, 1845: 81.
Phragmatoecia ; Walker, 1865: 590.
Pragmatoecia ; Viette, 1974: 212.


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