Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Fumea Haworth, 1828
Junior Homonym & Unnecessary Replacement
TINEOIDEA : PSYCHIDAE : Subfamily unassigned
Samml. eur. Schmett.
8: 15, pl.1 fig.6.
[(but cited as casta Pallas) (of FUMARIA Haworth, 1811)]
by subsequent designation by
Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het.
[(as a junior name of casta Pallas)]
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-
Established unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Fumaria Haworth, 1811, which is not preoccupied in Zoological nomenclature.
Fumea was again proposed by Haworth, 1828, Lepid. Br.: 590, as an objective replacement name for Fumaria Haworth, 1811.
Treated as a junior synonym of Psyche by Davis & Robinson in Kristensen (1999).
FUMEA was included within the family PSYCHIDAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).
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Fumaria Haworth, 1811: 473.