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

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Genus:
Antiphella Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1743.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Liparis crocicollis Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.24, fig.110.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included by Walker as 'Liparis crocicollis Boisd.' an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Cape of Good Hope] Cap, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Lymantriidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ANTIPHELLA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Antiphelea ; Lucas, 1900: 489.


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