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

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Genus:
Phuphena Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1845.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phuphena fusipennis Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1846.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHUPHENA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus PHUPHENA.

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