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

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Genus:
Psychonoctua Grote, 1865 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 5 : 249.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : ZEUZERINAE

Type-species:
Psychonoctua personalis Grote, 1865. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 5: 251.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CUBA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Psychonoctua was established in the Psychidae; it was included in the Cossidae by Schaus, 1911, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 7: 628.

PSYCHONOCTUA was included within the subfamily COSSIDAE: ZEUZERINAE by Gentili & Horak, in Kristensen (1999).

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