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

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Genus:
Nemapogon Schrank, 1802 . Fauna boica 2(2) : 167.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : NEMAPOGONINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena granella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 537.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 146.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page.

Notes:
Petalographis Zagulajev, 1962 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Nemapogon Schrank, 1802 by Niculescu, 1979, SHILAP (Sociedad Hispano-Luso-Americana de Lepidopterologia) Revista de Lepidopterologia 7 (2) : 113.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Brosis Hübner, [1806]; Brosis Hübner, 1822; Diaphthirusa Hübner, [1825]; Nematopogon Agassiz, 1847; * Nemopogon Oken, 1815.

NEMAPOGON was included within the subfamily TINEIDAE: NEMAPOGONINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999)

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of ANEMAPOGON Zagulajev, 1963; PETALOGRAPHIS Zagulajev, 1962; and PARANEMAPOGON Zagulajev, 1964 in the genus NEMAPOGON Schrank, 1802.

Robinson (2001) included 66 species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Brosis Hübner, 1822: 68, 71, 74, 75.
Diaphthirusa Hübner, 1825: 404.
Nematopogon ; Agassiz, 1847: 247.
Nemopogon ; Oken, 1815: xi (Rahmen zur Thiergeschichte), xxiii.


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