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

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Genus:
Phialta Schaus, 1901 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 8 : 44.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phialta duomita Schaus, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 8: 44.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: Aroa, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHIALTA Schaus, 1901 as a junior synonym of BARCITA Möschler, 1886.

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