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

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Genus:
Psorosa Zeller, 1846 . Isis, Leipzig 1846 : 731, 749.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Phycis dahliella Treitschke, 1832. In: Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 9(1): 198.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1899. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 12(3-5): 312.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Psorosa was established as a subgenus of Nephopterix Hübner, (1825).

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Junior name(s):
Ectyposa Joannis, 1929: 265.


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