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

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Genus:
Philoros Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 283.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Ctenucha venosa Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 284.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 176.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) MEXICO & VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Philoros was established as a subgenus of Ctenucha Kirby, 1837.

PHILOROS was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: ARCTIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Philorus Zerny, 1912: 152.


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