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

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Genus:
Diphtherocome Warren, 1907 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 11.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Diphthera pallida Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 46, pl.6, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1909. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 22. [(but described as *Diphtera an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Bengal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus DIPHTHEROCOME.

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