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

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Genus:
Glyphipterix Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 421.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE : GLYPHIPTERIGINAE

Type-species:
Tinea bergstraesserella Fabricius, 1781. Species Insectorum Exhibentes 2: 302.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Int. Commn zool. Nom. , 1986. Bull. zool. Nom. 43: 325 (Opinion 1418).    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The International Commission, 1986, ibidem: 325, placed Glyphipterix Hübner on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology.

See also: * Gliphypteryx Chambers, 1881; * Glyphipterys Christoph, 1882; Glyphipteryx Curtis, 1827; * Glyphiptoryx Mann & Rogenhofer, 1878; Glyphiteryx Fischer von Roslerstamm, 1841; Glyphopteryx Agassiz, 1847; * Glyphiptieryx Turati, 1879; Glyphteryx Watt, 1920; Glyphypteryx Walker, 1864; * Glyphyteryx Hampson, 1918.

Glyphipterix Hübner, 1825 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Heppner, 1982, Journal of the New York Entomological Society 89 (4) : 239.

The type-species of Glyphipterix Hübner, 1825 was designated as Tinea bergstraesserella Fabricius, 1781, by subsequent designation by Melville 1984, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 41 (4) : 252. Tinea bergstraesserella Fabricius, 1781 was placed on the Official List of Specific Names and Glyphipterix on the official List of Generic Names in Zoology, Zoological Nomenclature 41 (4) : 252.

Glyphipterix Hübner, 1825 is the type-genus for Glyphipterigidae Stainton, 1854. The Glyphipterigidae was proposed for placement on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Melville, 1984, Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 41 (4) : 252 and was placed on the Official List of Family-Group Names in Zoology in the Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 43 (4) : 325.

GLYPHIPTERIX was included within the subfamily GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE: GLYPHIPTERIGINAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Gliphypteryx ; Chambers, 1881: 291.
Glyphipterys ; Christoph, 1882: 38.
Glyphipteryx ; Curtis, 1827: folio 152.
Glyphiptoryx ; Mann & Rogenhofer, 1878: 500.
Glyphiteryx ; Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1841: 233.
Glyphopteryx ; Agassiz, 1847: 164.
Glyphptieryx ; Turati, 1879: 203.
Glyphteryx ; Watt, 1920: 439.
Glyphypteryx ; Walker, 1864: 838.
Glyphyteryx ; Hampson, 1918: 387 (list).


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