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

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Genus:
Munychia Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 213.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Munychia callipyga Wallengren, 1858. Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15: 214.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA] CAFFRARIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

M. callipyga is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena amasis Cramer, 1779, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 3: 23, pl.206, fig.B.

See also: Rhodogastria Hübner, [1819].

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