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

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Genus:
Pseudephyra Butler, 1886 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1886 : 422.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Pseudephyra straminea Butler, 1886. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 422.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: [Qd], Peak Downs, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PALURA Walker, 1861; GURIAUNA Walker, 1861; SOPHTA Walker, 1861; AUSINZA Walker, 1864; ZITNA Walker, 1866; NACERASA Walker, 1866; CELEOPSYCHE Butler, 1879; PSEUDEPHYRA Butler, 1886; CALLIPYRIS Meyrick, 1891; AVENTINA Butler, 1892; and TRICHOGATHA Warren, 1913 as junior synonyms of CORGATHA Walker, 1859.

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