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

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Genus:
Anthomyza Swainson, 1833 . Zool. Illustr. 3 : legend to pl.124.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena tiresias Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 133, pl.85, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1841. In: d'Orbigny, Dict. univl Hist. Nat. 1: 595.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Anthomyza Fallén, 1810, Specimen ent. novam Diptera ...: 20, - Insecta, Diptera. The objective replacement name is Notophyson Boisduval, 1870.


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Senior name:
Notophyson Boisduval, 1870: 87.


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