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

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Genus:
Solomonophila Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 192.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nesophila vulgaris Warren, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 436. [(of Nesophila Warren, 1905)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SOLOMON ISLANDS]: north side of Choiseul Island, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for NESOPHILA Warren, 1905.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NESOPHILA Warren, 1905 as a junior synonym of SOLOMONOPHILA Fletcher, 1979.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus SOLOMONOPHILA.

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Junior name(s):
Nesophila Warren, 1905: 436.
Solomonophila Prout, ? Year: ? Page.


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