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

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Genus:
Xylopoda Berthold, 1827 , in Latreille. Nat. Familien Thierreichs : 484.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Tortrix dentana Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 7: pl.1 figs 4, 5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Simaethis Leach [1815].

Xylopoda Berthold originated from the vernacular name Xylopode used by Latreille, 1825, Familles naturelles du Régne Animal: 476. Xylopode was again latinized to Xylopoda with the same included nominal species by Latreille, 1829, in Cuvier, Régne Animal: 476. Xylopode was again latinized to Xylopoda with the same included nominal species by Latreille, 1829, in Cuvier, Régne Animal (Edn 2) 5: 412.

See also: * Xylopodo Morris, 1872.

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Senior name:
Simaethis Leach, 1815: 135.


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