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

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Genus:
Petrophila Guilding, 1830 . Phil. mag. (n.s.) 7 : 206.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE

Type-species:
Petrophila fluviatilis Guilding, 1830. Phil. mag. 7: 206.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PETROPHILA in the CRAMBIDAE: NYMPHULINAE.

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