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

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Genus:
Phrictia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 255.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena lingea Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 239, pl.399, fig.K.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1957. Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 36: 17.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GUYANA]: Berbices, (? Depository)..

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

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

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