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

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Folka Swinhoe, 1917 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 20 : 163.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hypena oxydata Hampson, 1898. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 11: 707. [(of Anepa Swinhoe, 1905)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male INDIA: [Assam], Khasis, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Folka was proposed as the objective replacement name for Anepa Swinhoe, 1905.

Poole (1989) included FOLKA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included ANEPA Swinhoe, 1905 as a junior synonym of FOLKA Swinhoe, 1917.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus FOLKA.

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Junior name(s):
Anepa Swinhoe, 1905: 502.

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