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

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Genus:
Thallophaga Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 324 [key], 339.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tephrosia fautaria Hulst, 1888. Ent. amer. 3: 216.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males, 2 females [U.S.A.]: California, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

T. fautaria is a junior subjective synonym of Tephrosia nigroseriata Packard, 1873, Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 16: 32.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANTHELIA Hulst, 1896 as a junior synonym of THALLOPHAGA Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus THALLOPHAGA.

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Junior name(s):
Anthelia Hulst, 1896: 324 (key), 337.


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