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

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Genus:
Nomophila Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 368.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis hybridalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 29, pl.17, fig.114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 113.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Stenopteryx Guenée, [1845].

NOMOPHILA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats NOMOPHILA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Stenopteryx Guenée, 1845: 209.


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