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Familia: Psychidae Boisduval, 1828

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Psychidae Boisduval, 1828: 44.
Type: Psyche Schrank, 1801

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
Psychoidae Agassiz, 1848: 905. Type genus: Psyche Schrank, 1801. Junior objective synonym.
Animulina Herrich-Schäffer, 1853: 83. Type genus: Animula Herrich-Schäffer, 1856. Junior subjective synonym.
Canephoridae Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 83. Type genus: Canephora Hübner, [1822]. Junior subjective synonym.
Micropsychiniidae Gomez-Bustillo, 1979: 107. Type genus: Micropsychinia Gomez-Bustillo, 1979. Junior subjective synonym.

Distribution:

The family has a worldwide distribution.

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Boisduval, J.B.A.D. 1828. Europaeorum Lepidopterorum index methodicus. Pars prima, sistens genera Papilio, Sphinx, Bombyx et Noctua Lin. 1 [1]-[4] + 5-103 + 2-8 (Errata et Addenda). Paris, Méquignon-Marvis & Brussels, Crochard.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2019.06.20
not reviewed

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