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

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Malaza Mabille, 1904 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 17(b) : 95.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Cyclopides catocalinus Mabille, 1878. Petites Nouv. ent. 2(210): 285.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Lindsey , 1925. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 18(1): 91.

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

Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Cyclopides catocalinus Mabille is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Cyclopides carmides Hewitson, 1868 (Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (4) : 44).

The above taxon is currently considered subjectively on taxonomic grounds to be congeneric with the taxon represented by the nominal species Trapezites fastuosus Mabille, 1884, the type-species of the nominal genus Manarina Mabille, 1904. Since the names Malaza and Manarina were published in the same work and on the same date, the relative precedence to be accorded to them depends on the choice of the First Reviser. This was Evans who in 1937 (Cat. Afric. Hasp. Brit. Mus. : 132) chose the name Malaza to take precedence over the name Manarina.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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