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

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Genus:
Phryganidia Packard, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 348.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Phryganidia californica Packard, 1864. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3: 349.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: California, (? Depository)..

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

Phryganidia was established in the Psychidae; it was placed in the Zygaenidae by Stretch, 1872, Illust. Zygaenidae Bombycidae N. Am. 1: 91; and placed in the Dioptidae by Grote, 1882, New Check List N. Am. Moths: 18.

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