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

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Philodontis ; Blanchard, 1840 . Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 495.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Ptilodontis Stephens, 1828.

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Senior name:
Euchila Billberg, 1820: 84.

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