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

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Genus:
Aphantes Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 16.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Encryphodes melanochorda Turner, 1919. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 44: 384. [(of Encryphodes Turner, 1919)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Tas[mania], Hobart, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as the objective replacement name of ENCRYPHODES Turner, 1919.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus APHANTES.

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Junior name(s):
Encryphodes Turner, 1919: 384.


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