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

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Genus:
Psychophasma Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 51.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Halysidota albidator Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 313.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *Halesidota, an incorrect subsequent spelling by Walker)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: [Amazon R.], [Tefé] Ega, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

H. albidator is a junior subjective synonym of Halysidota erosa Herrich-Schäffer, [1858] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): 84, pl.[96], fig.550, (but cited as * Halesidota, an incorrect subsequent spelling).

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