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

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Phoeniostacta Hampson, 1898 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Syntomidae) 1 : xiv [index], 259.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Phoeniostacta haematobasis Hampson, 1898. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 260.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: [Teresopolis] Therosopolis, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

The spelling Phoeniostacta is here chosen from a multiple original spelling of both Phoeniostacta and * Phoenicostacta.

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Junior name(s):
Phoenicostacta ; Hampson, 1898: 26 (key),.

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