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

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Genus:
Polychrysia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 251.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua moneta Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. 2: 162.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRIA: ? Locality, (? Depository).. (Type(s) lost, Zimsen, 1964, Type Material of I. C. Fabricius: 550)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus POLYCHRYSIA.

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Junior name(s):
Polychrisia ; Bethune-Baker, 1906: 271.


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