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

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Genus:
Phragmatobia Stephens, 1828 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 2 : 55 [key], 73.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fuliginosa Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 509.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Phragmatobia was proposed again as a new name by Stephens, 1829 [June], Nom. Br. Insects: 40; and 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 55.

PHRAGMATOBIA was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: ARCTIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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