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

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Stathmopoda Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 5 : 14 [key], 54. [1849, ibidem 6: Microlepid. pl.9 figs 17-22.]    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena pedella Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 367.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1914. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 165: 10.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
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Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

STATHMOPODA was a Zeller manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Herrich-Schäffer. It was next used and attributed to Zeller by Stainton, 1854, Insects Br. (Lepid., Tineina): 227.

STATHMOPODA was included in the "Schreckensteiniadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 208; it is retained in the STATHMOPODIDAE by Gaedikem 1967, Beitr. Ent. 17: 374 following Hodges, in Kristensen (1999).

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