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

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Genus:
Psychomorpha Harris, 1839 . Am. J. Sci. 36 : 319.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena epimenis Drury, 1782. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : 39, Index, pl.29, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Virginia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Psychomorpha was originally described as a subgenus of Glaucopis Fabricius, 1807,- Lepid., Zygaenidae.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PSYCHOMORPHA.

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