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

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Genus:
Potamophora Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 122.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena manlia Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 144, pl.92, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type INDIA: Cote de Coromandel, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Potamophora is a junior objective synonym of Ischyja Hübner, [1823].

See: ISCHYJA Hübner, [1823] 1816.

Poole (1989) included POTAMOPHORA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of ISCHYJA Hübner, 1823.

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Senior name:
Ischyja Hübner, 1823: 265.


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