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

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Genus:
Platyptilus ; Zeller, 1841 . Isis, Leipzig 1841 : 764.

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PTEROPHOROIDEA : PTEROPHORIDAE : PTEROPHORINAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Platyptilia Hübner, [1825].

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Senior name:
Platyptilia Hübner, 1825: 429.


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