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

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Genus:
Taphonia Schaus, 1916 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50 : 262 [key], 329.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Taphonia peonis Schaus, 1916. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50: 330.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male MEXICO: Jalapa, Orizaba, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TAPHONIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus TAPHONIA.

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