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

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Genus:
Phalacra Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 568.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Perigea gemella Leech, 1889. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 492, pl.53, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Honshu, Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Phalacra Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1638, -Lepid., Drepanidae. The objective replacement name is Dysmilichia Speiser, 1902.

See: DYSMILICHIA Speiser, 1902.

Poole (1989) included PHALACRA Staudinger, 1892 (preoccupied); and MILICHIA Snellen, 1899 as junior synonyms of DYSMILICHIA Speiser, 1902

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Senior name:
Dysmilichia Speiser, 1902: 140.


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