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

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Genus:
Amphithrix Ragonot, 1893 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 7 : xlvii [key], 185.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Nephopterix sublineatella Staudinger, 1859. Stett. ent. Ztg 20: 223.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

In the original combination of the type-species the generic name was published as * Nephopteryx, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

See also: * Amphitrix Amsel, 1935.

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Junior name(s):
Amphitrix ; Amsel, 1935: 251.


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