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

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Phyllophila Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 254.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Anthophila wimmerii Treitschke, 1835. In: Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 10(2): 148.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype [YUGOSLAVIA]: Syrmien [Syrmia was a former county 45x N 19x E], (HNHM, Budapest)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A. wimmerii is a junior subjective synonym of Anthophila obliterata Rambur, 1833, Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 2: 27, pl. 2, fig. 17.

Phyllophila Guenée, 1852 was treated in the Noctuidae, Acontiinae in Nye 1975, Generic Names Moths World, 1 : 388. Phyllophila has subsequently been referred to the Tytinae from the Acontiinae within the Noctuidae by Speidel, Fanger & Naumann, 1996, Systematic Entomology 21 (3) : 247.

Poole (1989) included 14 species in the genus PHYLLOPHILA.

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Junior name(s):
Phyllophyla ; Warren, 1912: 273.

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