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

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Genus:
Acanthophila Heinemann, 1870 . Schmett. Dtl. Schweiz (2) 2(1) : 320.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gelechia alacella Zeller, 1839. Isis, Leipzig : 199.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included ACANTHOPHILA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included ACANTHOPHILA in the subfamily DICHOMERIDINAE.

ACANTHOPHILA Heinemann, 1870 was referred to the ANACAMPSINAE from the GELECHIINAE (within the Gelechiidae) by Kuznetzov & Stekolnikov, 1984, Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 122 : 33.

ACANTHOPHILA was treated in the GELECHIIDAE in Nye and Fletcher, 1991. Generic Names Moths World 6 : 2.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * ACANTHOPHILA Osthelder, 1951.

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Junior name(s):
Acanthophyla ; Müller-Rutz, 1932: 245.
Acantophila ; Osthelder, 1951: 151.


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