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

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Genus:
Phornacissa ; Poole, 1989 . Lepid. Cat. (New Series) Fascicule 118(2) : 727.

Status:
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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHORNACISA Walker, 1862 (as PHORNACISSA on page 727); METAHADENA Morrison, 1876; and COPIHADENA Morrison, 1875 as junior synonyms of ONCOCNEMIS Lederer, 1853.

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Senior name:
Phornacisa Walker, 1862: 311.


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