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

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Genus:
Anthophila Haworth, 1811 . Lepid. Br. : 471.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fabriciana Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 880.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 16.

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. fabriciana was emended unjustifiably to Anthophila fabricii Haworth,1811, ibidem: 471.

See also Simaethis Leach, 1815.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was established in the then subgenus Tortrix Linnaeus, 1758.

P.fabriciana was emended unjustifiably to Anthophila fabricii Haworth, 1811, ibidem: 471.

Anthophila was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 16; it was included in the Glyphipterigidae Choreutinae, now Choreutidae, by Bradley, 1972, in Kloet & Hincks, Handbks Ident. Br. Insects 11 (2): 11.

See also: * Antophila Bleszy* Anski & Razowski & Zukowski, 1965

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Junior name(s):
Antophila ; Bleszynski, Razowski & Zukowski, 1965: 413.


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