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

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Phyllodesma Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 190.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena ilicifolia Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 497.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1898. Illte Z. Ent. 3: 71.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: Lasiocampa suberifolia Duponchel, 1842, a nominal species not originally included in Phyllodesma, and not linked with one of the originally included nominal species when designated by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 824.

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

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Junior name(s):
Ammatocampa Wallengren, 1869: 60 (key), 113.
Phyllodesema ; Kloet & Hincks, 1945: 118.

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