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

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Genus:
Pharmacis Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
HEPIALOIDEA : HEPIALIDAE

Type-species:
Bombyx carna Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 310.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Viette , 1949. Lambillionea (49), : 102.

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The authorship of the type-species was attributed to Esper by Viette.

PHARMACIS was included within the family HEPIALIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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