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

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Genus:
Phineca Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1746.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PANTHEINAE

Type-species:
Phineca basistriga Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1747.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. basistriga is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena coryli Linnaeus, 1758.

See also: Colocasia Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included LEPTOSTOLA Billberg, 1820; DEMAS Stephens, 1829; PHINECA Walker, 1856; and COLOCASIODES Matsumura, 1931 as junior synonyms of COLOCASIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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