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

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Genus:
Laophila Warren, 1899 . Novit. zool. 6 : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Lomographa spodina Meyrick, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 6: 633.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 112.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Sydney; South Australia, Mount Lofty, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Laophila was proposed as a new name for Lomographa Hübner sensu Meyrick, 1892, ibidem (2) 6: 633.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus LAOPHILA.

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Junior name(s):
Lomographa Meyrick, 1892: 633.


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