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

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Genus:
Phymatopus Wallengren, 1869 . Skand. Heterocer-fjärilar (Lepid. Scand. Heterocera) 2 : 10 [key], 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HEPIALOIDEA : HEPIALIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena hecta Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 822.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Hepiolopsis Bürner, 1920; * Phygmatopus Pagenstecher, 1909.

PHYMATOPUS was included within the family HEPIALIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Hepiolopsis Börner, 1920: 341.
Phygmatopus ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 448.


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