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

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Genus:
Phrodita Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 243.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phrodita bilinea Schaus, 1898. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 6: 120.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type BRAZIL: Parana, Castro, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Phrodita Schaus, 1898. This generic name was used and made nomenclaturally available by Schaus prior to its proposal and generic description by Hampson. The objective replacement name is Phrodita Schaus, 1898.

See: PHRODITA Schaus, 1898.

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Senior name:
Phrodita Schaus, 1898: 120.


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