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

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Genus:
Phalena ; Rambur, 1829 . Annls Sci. Observ. 2 : 266.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling.

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Senior name:
Naenia Stephens, 1827: 243.


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