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

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Genus:
Acidalia Treitschke, 1825 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 5(2) : 438.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : STERRHINAE

Type-species:
Geometra strigaria Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.18, fig.95.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 108.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of ACIDALIA Hübner, [1819] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 31, - Lepid., Nymphalidae. The objective replacement name is CYMATIDA Sodoffsky, 1837.

ACIDALIA has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the NOCTUIDAE.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of ACIDALIA Hübr, [1819] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 31 - Lepid. Nymphalidae. The objective replacement name is CYMATIDA Sodoffsky, 1837.

See: CYMATIDA Sodoffsky, 1837.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ACIDALINA Staudinger, 1898; ACIDALIA Treitschke, 1825; ACIDALINA Staudinger, 1898; CALOTHYSANIS Hübner, 1823; CHLOROCRASPEDIA Warren, 1899; CRASPEDIA Hübner, 1825; CYMATIDA Sodoffsky, 1837; CYMATOIDES Agassiz, 1847; EUCIDALIA Sterneck, 1941; HOLARCTIAS Prout, 1913; INDUNA Warren, 1897; LEPTOMERIS Hübner, 1825; LIPOCENTRIS Warren, 1905; LONGULA Staudinger, 1892; LYCAUGES Butler, 1879; PHYLETIS Guenée, 1858; PIGIA Guenée, 1858; PLEIONOCENTRA Warren, 1898; PSILEPHYRA Bastelberger, 1909; PYLARGE Herrich-Schffer, 1855; RUNECA Moore, 1888; SARODRIA Sodoffsky, 1837; SAROTHRIA Agassiz, 1847; SPHECODES Hübner, 1822; SYNELYS Hulst, 1896; TRICHOCLADA Meyrick, 1886; TRIORISMA Warren, 1897; and USTOCIDALIA Sterneck, 1932 as junior synonyms of SCOPULA Schrank, 1802.

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Senior name:
Cymatida Sodoffsky, 1837: 91.


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