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

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Genus:
Thyrgis Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 316.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena militta Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 159, 250, pl.370, fig.I.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 400.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

P. militta is dated from the wrapper of the part, and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

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