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

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Genus:
Phoegoptera Boisduval, 1869 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 12 : 180.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phoegoptera salicis Boisduval, 1869. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 12: 81.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson , 1973. Smithson. Contr. Zool. 128: 2.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: California, (? Depository)..

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

Phoegoptera Boisduval, 1869, and the similar name Phaegoptera Herrich-Schäffer, [1853], are discussed by Watson, 1973, ibidem 128: 2.

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