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

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Genus:
Epanaphe Aurivillius, 1904 . Ark. Zool. 2(4) : 8.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : THAUMETOPOEINAE

Type-species:
Anaphe moloneyi Druce, 1887. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 673, pl.55, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Janse , 1920. Ann. Transv. Mus. 7: 234.

Type specimens:
Type(s) GAMBIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Epanaphe was established in the Notodontidae; it was placed in the Thaumetopoeidae by Gaede, 1928, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 14: 398.

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