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

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Genus:
Phycidopsis Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 16 [list], 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phycidopsis albovittata Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 16 (list), 91, pl.161, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Phycidopsis was originally placed in the Noctuidae.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Phycidopsis was established in the Noctuidae; it was placed in the Notodontidae by Hampson, 1897, J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 11: 281.

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