NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Neolepidoptera Packard 1895

NOMEN: Neolepidoptera Packard 1895 [A.S. Packard. On the phylogeny of the Lepidoptera. - Zoologischer Anzeiger, 1895, 18 (465): 228-236]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Packard 1895):  Megalopygidae + Cochliopodidae + Hepialidae + Tortricidae +
Cossidae + Thyrididae + Sesiidae + Tineolidae + Alucitidae + Pterophoridae + Pyralidina + Prodoxidae + Palaeporidae + Psychide + Tineina + Zygaenidae + Chalcosiidae + Lithosiidae + Nolidae + Arctiidae + Cyllopodidae + Dioptidae + Geometridae + Nyctemeridae + Syntomidae + Liparidae + Lasiocampidae + Perophoridae + Bombycidae + Endromidae + Platypterygidae + Notodontidae + Ceratocampidae + Saturniidae + Hemileucidae + Sphingidae + Hypsidae + Agaristidae + Noctuida + Castaniidae + Hesperidae + Pieridae + Papilionidae + Lycaenidae + Nymphalidae  

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM (distinctly including Neopseustis/fg1):

= Myoglossata Kristensen 1981

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Papilio/fg (sine Eriocrania; incl. Hepialus) [f:781; g:1758(gen.203)]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: 

MODERN STATUS: the valid, the oldest name of a generally accepted, holophyletic taxon.
Systematic position of Neolepidoptera:

classification by Packard 1895 classification by 
Nielsen & Kristensen 1996
Lepidoptera
  plesiomorphon Protolepidoptera
  Glossolepidoptera
 
  plesiomorphon
Palaeolepidoptera
    Neolepidoptera
Lepidoptera
  plesiomorphon Protolepidoptera
 
Glossolepidoptera
 
 
Palaeolepidoptera (s.str.)
    Coelolepida
 
    Acanthopteroctetes/fg 
      Lophocorona/fg
      Myoglossata
 
      Neopseustis/fg
        Neolepidoptera (s.str.)

Classification of Neolepidoptera s.str.:

Neolepidoptera
  Exoporia
    Mnesarchaea/fg
    Macrojugatae
 
Frenatae
 
  Adela/fg
   
Nannoleptera
 
 
Dirtysia

COMMENT. When the taxon Neolepidoptera was established, Neopseustis/fg was not discovered yet. So the name Neolepidoptera can be used either in a wide sense (including Neopseustis/fg), or in a narrow sense (without Neopseustis/fg).