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

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Genus:
Foveifera Obraztsov, 1946 . Z. wien. ent. Ges. 30 : 28 [key], 40.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : OLETHREUTINAE : EUCOSMINI

Type-species:
Tortrix hastana Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 7: pl.29 fig.186.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Hübner originally included in Rhyacionia Hübner, [1825], a species cited as "Rhyacionia Hastana Linn. Syst. Phal. 311. Hübn. Tor. 186." thus showing that Tortrix Phalaena hastiana Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 532. However, ever since Herrich-Schüffer, 1851, Syst. Bearbeitung Schmett. Eur. 4: 149, 206, it has been known that Hübner misidentified hastiana Linnaeus, and Tortrix hastana Hübner has been used to denote a different species in a different subfamily.

To maintain general current usage of T. hastana Hübner and of Rhyacionia Hübner, [1825], a case should be submitted to the Commission asking them to rule (1) that Tortrix hastana Hübner, 1779, be treated as a nomenclaturally available name denoting a taxon different from that denoted by Phalaena hastiana Linnaeus, 1758; and (2) that the type-species of Rhyacionia be fixed in accordance with the proposals discussed under that name in this catalogue.

Treated as a junior subjective synonym of THIODIA Hubner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. 391 in T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012

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