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

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Genus:
Philochrysa Grote, 1863 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2 : 338.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Philochrysa regnatrix Grote, 1863. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2: 339, pl.8, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males U.S.A.: Pennsylvania; D.C., Washington, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. regnatrix is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena timais Cramer, 1780.

See also: Xanthopastis Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included PHILOCHRYSA Grote, 1863 as a junior synonym of XANTHOPASTIS Hübner, 1821.

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