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

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Genus:
Diaphora Stephens, 1827 , in Anonymous. Retrospective Rev. (2) 1 : 244.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena mendica Clerck, 1759. Icon. Insect. rariorum 1: pl.3, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

Diaphora was proposed three more times by Stephens, 1828, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 2: 77; Stephens, 1829 [June], Nom. Br. Insects: 40; and Stephens, 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 57.

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