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

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Genus:
Brachytera Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.95, figs 1, 2.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Brachytera phalaenaria Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.95, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 797.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 2

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

B. phalaenaria is a junior subjective synonym of Dreata geminata Walker, 1855, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 4: 907.

See also: Leptojana Butler, 1881.

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