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

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Genus:
Pterocyclophora Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 25 [list], 109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Pterocyclophora pictimargo Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 110, pl.165, fig.16.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female CEYLON: Udagama, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1913, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 471 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. pictimargo was the spelling adopted by Hampson, 1894, Fauna Br. India (Moths) 2: 454, as first reviser, from a multiple original spelling in which P. pictimargo was used on page 110 and P. marginalis was used on page 25 and on pl. 165, fig. 16.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PTEROCYCLOPHORA.

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