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

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Genus:
Gesneria Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 368.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SCOPARIINAE

Type-species:
Tinea centuriella Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 399.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1883. Ent. mon. Mag. 19: 180. [(as `G. centurionalis', an unjustified emendation)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Tinea centuriella was emended unjustifiably by Hübner, [1825] 1816 ibidem: 368, to Gesneria centurionalis.

See also: Scoparona Chapman, 1912.

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Junior name(s):
Scoparona Chapman, 1912: 507.


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