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

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Phlogophora Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(1) : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Phalaena meticulosa Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 513.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 71.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Duponchel's type-species designation was ignored by Hampson, 1918, Novit. zool. 25: 190, 383, who cited as type-species Noctua adulatrix Hübner, [1813], and based a subfamily Phlogophorinae (now known as Euteliinae) on this concept.

Poole (1989) included PHLOGOPHORA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included SOLENOPTERA Duponchel, 1845; BROTOLOMIA Lederer, 1857; HABRYNTIS Lederer, 1857; RACOPTERA Scott, 1858; CHUTAPHA Moore, 1882; and MESOLOMIA Smith, 1893 as junior synonyms of PHLOGOPHORA Treitschke, 1825.

Poole (1989) included 52 species in the genus PHLOGOPHORA.

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Junior name(s):
Brotolomia Lederer, 1857: 35, 115.
Racoptera Scott, 1858: 5962.
Solenoptera Duponchel, 1845: 134.

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