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

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Genus:
Phycopterus Blanchard, 1852 , in Gay. Hist. fis. pol. Chile (Zool.) 7 : 103.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phycopterus flavellus Blanchard, 1852. In: Gay, Hist. fis. pol. Chile 7: 103.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 613.

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHILE: Coquimbo, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PHYCOPTERUS.

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