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

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Genus:
Phorocera Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 31.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Polia canteneri Duponchel, 1833. Revue ent. (Silbermann), 1(1): 37, pl.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 116.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type FRANCE: Hyeres region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Phorocera Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, Mém. prés. div. Sav. Acad. R. Sci. Inst. Fr. 2: 131, -Diptera. The objective replacement name is Recoropha nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: RECOROPHA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PHOROCERA Guenée, 1852 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of RECOROPHA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Recoropha Nye, 1975: 426.


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