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

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Genus:
Heptaloba Walsingham, 1885 . Ent. mon. Mag. 21 : 175.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PTEROPHOROIDEA : PTEROPHORIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Platyptilus argyriodactylus Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 929.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as argyriodactyla, a mandatory emendation)]

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

Notes:
Heptaloba was treated in the Pterophoridae in Fletcher and Nye, 1984, The Generic Names Moths World, 5 : 68. Heptaloba has subsequently been referred to the new subfamily Deuterocopinae, Pterophoridae by Gielis, 1993, Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 290 : 82.

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