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

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Genus:
Hallicarnia Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 822.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Polymona hamata Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1422. [(of Polymona Walker, 1855 [December 8])]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Polymona hamata is a junior subjective synonym of Gastropacha albipectus Walker, 1855, ibidem 6: 1395.

Hallicarnia was established as the objective replacement name for Polymona Walker, 1855 [December 8], then in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, ibidem 1: 822.

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Junior name(s):
Polymona Walker, 1855: 1388 (key), 1421.


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