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

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Genus:
Psephea Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGANAINAE

Type-species:
Noctua caricae Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 596.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

See also: Euimata Billberg, 1820.

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Junior name(s):
Aganais Boisduval, 1832: 248.
Damalis Hübner, 1819: 172.


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