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

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Genus:
Simaethis Leach, 1815 , in Brewster. Edinburgh Encycl. 9 : 135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Tortrix dentana Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 7: pl.1 figs 4, 5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. dentana is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena fabriciana Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): 880.

See also Anthophila Haworth, 1811.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Simaethis was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 204; and in the Glyphiperigidae Choreutinae, now Choreutidae, as a junior synonym of Anthophila Haworth, 1811, by Bradley, 1972, in Kloet & Hincks, Handbks Ident. Br. Insects 11 (2): 11.

See also: * Siamethis Klimesch, 1968; * Simaetis Kautz, 1930; * Simethis Bleszynski, Razowski & Zukowski, 1965; * Simoethis Desmarest, [1848]; * Symaethis Braund, 1850; Symaethis [Dunning & Packard], [1859]; Xylopoda Berthold, 1827.

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Junior name(s):
Siamethis ; Klimesch, 1968: 150.
Simaetis ; Kautz, 1930: (28).
Simethis ; Bleszynski, Razowski & Zukowski, 1965: 413.
Simoethis ; Desmarest, 1848: 617.
Symaethis ; Bruand, 1850: 101.
Symaethis ; Dunning & Pickard, 1859: 73.
Xylopoda Berthold, 1827: 484.
Xylopodo ; Morris, 1872: iv.


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