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

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Genus:
Psaphara Walker, 1857 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (11) : 495 [key], 607.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Psaphara interclusa Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 607.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male & Type(s) AMERICA & [GALAPAGOS IS.]: W. Coast, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PSAPHARA.

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