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

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Nephopterix Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 370.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Tinea angustella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 33, pl.10, fig.68.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 255. [(as *Nephopteryx Zeller, an incorrect subsequent spelling and an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Nephopterix Hübner, 1825, was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Ruesler and Kuppers, 1979, Beitraege Zur Naturkundlichen Forschung in Suedwestdeutschland Beihefte 3, p.77.

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Alispa Zeller, 1848; * Nephopteryx Zeller, 1839.

NEPHOPTERIX was included within the subfamily PYRALIDAE: PHYCITINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Alispa Zeller, 1848: 606.
Nephopteryx ; Zeller, 1839: 176.

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