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

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Genus:
Phrodita Schaus, 1898 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 6 : 120.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

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 monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Parana, Castro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHRODITA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus PHRODITA.

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Junior name(s):
Phrodita Hampson, 1926: 243.


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