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

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Genus:
Phycita Curtis, 1828 . British entomology 6 : 233.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Tinea spissicella Fabricius, 1794. Entomologia systematica 3(2): 289.

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *spicicella, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Phycita was established as the objective replacement name for Phycis Fabricius, 1798.

See also: Ceratium Thienemann, 1828; Grya Gistl, 1848.

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Junior name(s):
Ceratium Thienemann, 1828: 218.
Ceratium ; Gistel, 1848: 148.
Gyra Gistel, 1848: x.
Phycis Fabricius, 1798: 420, 463.


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