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

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Genus:
Phylloecia Guérin-Méneville, 1844 . Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes) : 504.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phylloecia punctata Guérin-Méneville, 1844. Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes): 504, fig..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 129.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [MEXICO]: Baiade Campeche, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

P. punctata is a junior subjective synonym of Sphinx plumipes Drury, 1773, Illust. nat. Hist. exot. Insects 2: index, 47, pl.27, fig.3.

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Junior name(s):
Philloecia ; Guérin-Méneville, 1844: 504.
Phyllaecia ; Walker, 1854: 248, 252.


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