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

Genus details

Search again

Sericanaphe Kiriakoff, 1964 . Bonn. zool. Beitr. 14 : 292.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Sericanaphe lutea Kiriakoff, 1964. Bonn. zool. Beitr. 14: 292, abb.6, figs 53, 54, pl.5, fig.56.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [CHINA]: Chekiang Prov[ince], West Tien-mu-Shan, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980, Generic Names Moths World) statred:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Notodontidae, but was transferred to the Geometridae as a junior subjective synonym of Aoshachia Matsumura, 1927, by Kiriakoff, 1967, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 217 (B): 2.

Parsons et al. (1999) included AOSHACHIA Matsumura, 1927; MARUMONA Sawamoto, 1938; and SERICANAPHE Kiriakoff, 1964 as junior synonyms of DORATOPTERA Hampson, 1895.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

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

Submit correction/addition