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

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Genus:
Tamphana Schaus, 1892 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 325.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Type-species:
Tamphana marmorea Schaus, 1892. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 325.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio de Janeiro, Palmeiras, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Schaus established Tamphana in the Bombycidae; in 1895, Can. Ent. 27: 94, he placed it in the Eupterotidae and in 1929, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 676 (key), 692, he placed it in the Epiinae, now included in the Apatelodidae.

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