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

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Genus:
Spectrophysa Swinhoe, 1900 . Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. (2) : 190.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Spectrophysa distorta Swinhoe, 1900. Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. : 191.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BORNEO: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MARGANA Walker, 1866; MATELLA Moore, 1885; SPECTROPHYSA Swinhoe, 1900; and TALMELA Nye, 1975 (as TALMALA Nye, 1975) as junior synonyms of EGNASIA Walker, 1859.

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