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

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Abantiades Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 6 : 85. [[1856] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 : 5.]    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Epiolus hyalinatus Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.11 fig.50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 894.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
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A genus of hepialid moths, endemic to southern and western Australia, with 16 described species (Moore & Edwards, 2014).

NOTE Abantiades: Hemming, F. 1967. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) Suppl. 9: 20. Not Abantiades Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 [Lepidoptera: Hepialidae]. Not Abantis Fairmaire, L.M.H.,1892 [Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae]1892. Not Abantiades Fairmaire, L.M.H. 1894 (an invalid replacement name for preoccupied Abantis Fairmaire, L.M.H.,1892) [Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae]. — An attribution Lapsus and Homonymy (Belicek,J. 2014, in press) .

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