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

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Genus:
Phyllophyla ; Warren, 1912 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 273.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling in the German edition; but correctly spelled in the English edition.

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.

Phyllophyla being a misspelling of Phyllophila is also treated under the Tytinae.

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Senior name:
Phyllophila Guenée, 1852: 254.


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