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

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Genus:
Mniophila Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 200.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Geometra cineraria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 100.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 325.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Mniophila Stephens, 1831, Illust. Br. Ent. (Mandibulata) 4: 330 - Coleoptera, and a junior objective synonym of Tephronia Hübner, [1825].

See: TEPHRONIA Hübner, [1825] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included GYMNOSPILE Gumppenberg, 1887; and MNIOPHILA Boisduval, 1840 as junior synonyms of TEPHRONIA Hübner, 1825.

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Senior name:
Tephronia Hübner, 1825: 318.


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