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

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Aphra Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 14.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Dioptis trivittata Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 322. [(of Phara Walker, 1854)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Established as the objective replacement name of PHARA Walker, 1854.

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Junior name(s):
Olina Walker, 1869: 5.
Phara Walker, 1854: 321.

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