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

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Genus:
Phrixocomes Turner, 1930 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 55 : 1.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Dichromodes ptilomacra Lower, 1892. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 15: 8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4, both sexes [AUSTRALIA]: South Australia, Blackwood, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus PHRIXOCOMES.

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