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Bombycites

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Bombycidae

Taxonomy
Bombycites was named by Heer (1849). Its type is Bombycites oeningensis.

It was assigned to Lepidoptera by Heer (1849); and to Bombycidae by Sohn et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Bombycites Heer p. 183
2012Bombycites Sohn et al. p. 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
RankNameAuthor
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderLepidoptera
suborderGlossata()
CoelolepidaNielsen and Kristensen 1996
MyoglossataKristensen and Nielsen 1981
NeolepidopteraPackard 1895
infraorderHeteroneuraTillyard 1918
EulepidopteraBorner 1939
DitrysiaBorner 1939
ApoditrysiaMinet 1983
ObtectomeraMinet 1986
MacroheteroceraChapman 1893
superfamilyBombycoidea
familyBombycidae()
genusBombycites

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available