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

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Genus:
Phalenacea Kluk, 1802 . Zwierz. Hist. nat. pocz. gospod. 4 : 108.

Status:
Supra-generic Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Listed by Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 3: 693, as a possible generic name but Kluk was using Phalenacea as a suprageneric term, the equivalent of Phalaenidae (Dr Z. Boucek, personal communication).

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