Porthesia Stephens, 1828

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
AUTHORStephens, 1828
STATUSSynonym of genus
PUBLICATIONStephens J. F. 1828-1829. Illustrations of British Entomology or, a Synopsis of Indigenous Insects: containing their generic and specific distinctions with an account of their metamorphoses, times of appearance, localities, food, and economy, .... Insecta Haustellata. - — 2:1-203, pls 13-24.
COMMENTSType species: Phalaena chrysorrhoea Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10) 1: 502. By subsequent designation by Westwood, 1840. Introduction to a modern classification of insects 2 (Synopsis of the Genera of British Insects): 92. A junior objective synonym of Euproctis Hübner 1819.