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

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Genus:
Laspeyresia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 381.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : OLETHREUTINAE : GRAPHOLITINI

Type-species:
Tortrix corollana Hübner, 1823. Samml. eur. Schmett. 7: pl.45 fig.282.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fernald , 1908. Genera Tortricidae Types : 10, 57. [(as *corrolana, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior homonym of Laspeyresia R.L., 1817, Jenaische Allg. Lit.-Zig 1: 288, -Lepid., Noctuidae. There is no objective replacement name but Obraztsov, 1959, Tijdschr. Ent. 102: 187, 188, considered T. corollana to be congeneric with Phalaena pomonella Linnaeus, 1758, the type-species of Cydia Hübner, [1825]; the latter is thus available for use as a subjective replacement name.

Authors have cited Walsingham, 1897, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 58, as having designated corollana as type-species but in Walsingham's work which includes this page there is no such designation.

Brown, 1979, Ann. ent Soc. Am. 72: 565-567, discussed the type-species designations of Cydia, Laspeyresia and associated nominal genera.

Kuznetzov & Kerzhner, 1984, Bull. zool. Nom. 41: 110, requested the Commission to conserve the usage of Laspeyresia Hübner, [1825], by the total suppression of Laspeyresia R.L., 1817. Up to mid 1990 the Commission had not published its decission.

See also: * Lasperesia Wu, 1938; * Lespeyresia Gozmany, 1957.

Listed under CYDIA Hubner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. 375 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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Senior name:
Cydia Hübner, 1825: 375.


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