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

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Genus:
Polyorycta Warren, 1911 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 260.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena dimidialis Fabricius, 1794. Entomologia systematica 3(2): 224.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: Eastern, (UZM, Copenhagen)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 260, was stated on page 253 as 1911 October 15th in the English edition, and 1912 January 10th in the German edition.

Poole (1989: 383) included ANTHOPHILA Ochsenheimer, 1816; PORPHYRINIA Hübner, 1821; EROMENE Hübner, 1821; TROTHISA Hübner, 1821; ECTHETIS übner, 1823; ODICE Hübner, 1823; HELIOMANES Sodoffsky, 1837; MICROPHISA Boisduval, 1840; MICRA Guenée, 1841; MICROPHYSA Guenée, 1841; GLAPHYRA Guenée, 1841; THALPOCHARES Lederer, 1853; MIXOCHARIS Lederer, 1853; MESTLETA Walker, 1865; EUMESTLETA Butler, 1892; THALOMICRA Spuler, 1907; POLYORYCTA Warren, 1911; GYOPHORA Warren, 1913; EUMICREMMA Berio, 1954; and RHYPAGLA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUBLEMMA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989: 143) included MESTLETA Walker, 1865; and MATAEOMERA Butler, 1886 (as METAEOMERA Butler, 1886) as junior synonyms of AUTOBA Walker, 1863.

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