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

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Genus:
Phiprosopus ; Dyar, 1893 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 44 : 192.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Phyprosopus Grote, 1872.

See: PHYPROSOPUS Grote, 1872.

Poole (1989) included SUDARIOPHORA Zeller, 1872; and PHIPROSOPUS Dyar, 1893 as junior synonyms of PHYPROSOPUS Grote, 1872.

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Senior name:
Phyprosopus Grote, 1872: 90.


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