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

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Genus:
Ptyophora Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 31, 123.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Ptyophora ochreistigma Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 31 (list), 124, pl.167, fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CEYLON: Nawala-pittia, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PTYOPHORA Hampson, 1893; and EUBLEMMARA Betune-Baker, 1911 as junior synonyms of NAARDA Walker, 1866.

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