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

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Genus:
Cheimatophila Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 172.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym & Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 5

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : TORTRICINAE : TORTRICINI

Type-species:
Tortrix castaneana Haworth, 1811. Lepid. Br. : 410.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Cheimatophila was again proposed by Stephens, 1829 [July], Syst. Cat. Br. Insects (2): 189, and again by Stephens, 1834, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 4: 172.

See also: * Cheimatophila Herrich-Schäffer, 1851; Chimatophila Agassiz, 1847.

Listed under ACLERIS Hubner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. 384 in T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012.

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Senior name:
Cheimatophila Stephens, 1829: 48.


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