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

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Genus:
Phanoptis Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.104, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Phanoptis cyanomelas Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.104, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 8

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Prout, 1918, Novit. zool. 25: 414, proposed Phanoptis Felder as a new genus because he believed Felder's publication of the generic name to be invalid, as it was not accompanied by a description; according to the present Code, Article 13, this requirement applies only to names published after 1930.

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