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

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Genus:
Alucitina Zeller, 1841 . Isis, Leipzig 1841 : [867]. [but printed as 865]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
ALUCITOIDEA : ALUCITIDAE

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

* Alucitina was used as a family-group name and not as a genus-group name as cited by Sherborn, 1922, Index Anim. (1801-1850): 238; and by Neave, 1939, Nomencl. zool. 1: 129. It was made nomenclaturally available as a genus-group name by Heydenreich, 1851, Lepid. eur. Cat. meth. (Syst. Verz. eur. Schmett.) (Edn 3): 94.

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Senior name:
Alucita Linnaeus, 1758: 542.


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