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

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Genus:
Phaeothripa Hampson, 1912 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11 : xi [index], 318.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Sarrothripa morena Swinhoe, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 7: 490.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus.11: 319

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. morena was originally proposed in * Sarothripa, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Poole (1989) included PHAEOTHRIPA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PHAEOTHRIPA.

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