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

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Genus:
Lyonetia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 423.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : LYONETIIDAE : LYONETIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena clerkella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 542.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1918. Novit. zool. 25: 387.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was included by Hübner as * Clerkella and designated by Hampson as * Clerccella, each being an incorrect subsequent spelling
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See also: Gracillaroides Bruand, (1851); * Lyonnetia Gistl, [1847]; Nocturno Gistl, [1847]; Olethria Gistl, 1848.

LYONETIA was included within the subfamily LYONETIIDAE: LYONETIINAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Elachista Kollar, 1832: 98.
Gracillaroides Bruand, 1851: 53.
Lyonnetia ; Gistel, 1847: 486.
Nocturno Gistel, 1847: 486.
Nocturno Gistel, 1848: 148.
Olethria Gistel, 1848: ix.


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