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

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Tandilia Köhler, 1954 . Revta Soc. ent. argent. 17 : 33.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Lycophotia microstigma Hampson, 1903. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 551, pl.78, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male BRAZIL: Castro, Parana, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

L. microstigma was described and made nomenclaturally available by Hampson, 1903 [October], prior to its proposal and description by Schaus, 1903 December, Jl N. Y. ent. Soc. 11: 230. The bibliographic reference of the type-species as cited by Köhler, 1954, is entirely incorrect, but has been corrected in Köhler, 1967, Acta zool. lilloana 21: 312.

Poole (1989) included PYRGEIA Köhler, 1959 as a junior synonym of TANDILIA Köhler, 1954.

Poole (1989) included 19 species in the genus TANDILIA.

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