Fletcher (1979) stated:-
This genus was originally proposed in the Drepanidae, but has since been placed in the Lymantriidae by Schaus, 1927, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 556.
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980, Generic Names of Moths of the World) stated:-
Tepilia was established in the Drepanulidae, now Drepanidae; it was placed in the Lymantriidae by Schaus, 1927, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 556.
See also: Phecada Walker, 1856.
Tepilia Walker, 1855 was treated in the Lymantriidae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1980, 2 : 190. Tepilia has subsequently been transferred from the Lymantriidae to the Apatelodidae by Minet, 1986, Alexanor 14 (7) : 303.
TEPILIA was included within the subfamily BOMBYCIDAE: PHIDITIINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).
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