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

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Genus:
Philotherma Möschler, 1887 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 15 : 80.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : LASIOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Philotherma jacchus Möschler, 1887. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 15: 81, pl., fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GHANA]: Goldküste, Addah, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Philotherma was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 816.

PHILOTHERMA was included within the subfamily LASIOCAMPIDAE: LASIOCAMPINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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