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

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Genus:
Pedoptila Butler, 1885 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 15 : 341.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : HIMANTOPTERIDAE

Type-species:
Pedoptila nemopteridia Butler, 1885. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 15: 341, fig..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GHANA]: Cape Coast, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Himantopteridae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Petoptila ; Bethune-Baker, 1911: 573.


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