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

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Genus:
Phaeocyma Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 19.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phaeocyma lunifera Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 19, figs 97, 98.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 45. [(but cited for *Pheocyma Hübner, an incorrect subsequent spelling.)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [U.S.A.]: Georgia [formerly] in Florida, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NEPHELINA Kirby, 1897; PHAEOCYMA Hübner, 1818; XYLIS Guenée, 1852; YPSIA Guenée, 1852; HOMOPTERA Guenée, 1852; and OMOPTERA Guérin-Méneville, 1832 as junior synonyms of ZALE Hübner, 1818.

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Junior name(s):
Pheocyma ; Grote, 1874: 45.


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