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

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Genus:
Phoegorista ; Boisduval, 1836 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Hist. nat. Ins. 1(Atlas) : legend to pl.14.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Original Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

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

An incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling of Phaegorista Boisduval, [1836].

Phaegorista Boisduval, [1836] was treated in the Arctiidae, Aganainae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 148. Phaegorista was referred to the Noctuidae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 23. * Phoegorista Boisduval,[1836] is therefore also treated in the Noctuidae here.

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Senior name:
Phaegorista Boisduval, 1836: explanation to pl.14.


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