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

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Genus:
Ptilomacra Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 982 [key], 1098.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Ptilomacra senex Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1098.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 862.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Ptilomacra was established in the Notodontidae; it was placed in the Zeuzeridae, now Cossidae, by Kirby, 1892, ibidem 1: 862.

See also: Pachyphlebius Felder, 1874.

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Junior name(s):
Philomacra ; Moore, 1883: 144.
Philomaera ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 436.
Pulomacra ; Hampson, 1893: 442.


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