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

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Genus:
Philodoria Walsingham, 1907 , in Sharp. Fauna hawaii. 1(5) : 717.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : GRACILLARIINAE

Type-species:
Philodoria succedanea Walsingham, 1907. Fauna hawaii. 1(5): 717, pl.25 fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Philodoria was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 172; it was transferred to the "Gracilariadae", by Swezey, 1934, Proc. Hawaii. ent. Soc. 8: 524.

PHILODORIA was included within the subfamily GRACILLARIIDAE: GRACILLARIINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

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