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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Porpe Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 373.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Tortrix vibrana Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 7: pl.32 fig.202.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included in Porpe by Hübner as *fibrana , an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

T. vibrana is a junior subjective synonym of Tinea bjerkandrella Thunberg, 1784, Diss. ent. sistens Insecta Suecica (1): 24, pl., fig.[24].

See also Tebenna Billberg, 1820.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Porpe was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 182; it was transferred to the Choreutidae by Heppner, 1977, Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 79: 635.

Learn more about Choreutidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PORPE and included species.

Submit correction/addition