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

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Genus:
Cryphia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 14.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : BRYOPHILINAE

Type-species:
Noctua receptricula Hübner, 1803. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.6, fig.27.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1908. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 618.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Cryphia Hübner, 1818, is a valid genus, revalidated by Beck, 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 36.

Poole (1989) included CRYPHIA in the subfamily BRYOPHILINAE.

Poole (1989) included POECILIA Schrank, 1802; EUTHALES Hübner, 1820; JASPIDIA Hübner, 1822; BRYOPHILA Treitschke, 1825; BRYOLEUCA Hampson, 1908; BRYONYCTA Boursin, 1957; NYCTOBRYA Boursin, 1957; SCYTHOBRYA Boursin, 1960; HYMENOCRYPHIA Boursin, 1967; and BRYOPSIS Boursin, 1970 as junior synonyms of CRYPHIA Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included 139 species in the genus CRYPHIA.

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