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Pharmacis Hübner, [1820]

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Pharmacis Hübner, [1820]
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Taking Korscheltellus Börner, 1920 as a subgenus only, Pharmacis is distributed throughout the Holarctic region. The species of Pharmacis s.str. occur in northern Eurasia, Korscheltellus also reaches North America. In Europe, the genus is known from nearly all countries except parts of the Balkan peninsula (Karsholt & Nieukerken, 2004).

Worth knowing:


Hübner, J. 1816–1826 ["1816"] b. Verzeichniß bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]: 1–431 + [1]–2–72. Augsburg.
Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken 2004. Hepialidae. In - Karsholt, O. & E. J. van Nieukerken (eds.). Lepidoptera, Moths. – Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org [online 16 July 2009].

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2009.07.16
not reviewed