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

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Chaetognatha Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.98, fig.6. [1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 3]    [BHLBHL]

Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Phalaena altrix Stoll, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 4: pl. 307, fig.E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Tifama Walker, 1855.

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Senior name:
Tifama Walker, 1855: 981 (key), 1077.

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