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

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Nudaurelia Rothschild, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 41.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Bombyx dione Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia systematica 3(1): 410.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Aurivillius , 1904. Ark. Zool. 2(4): 19. [(a junior primary homonym)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [WEST AFRICA]: Guineae Aquapim, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

B. dione Fabricius, 1793, is a junior primary homonym of Bombyx dione Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Ent.: 572, now in the Arctiidae. There is no objective replacement name but Bombyx dione Fabricius, 1793, is a senior subjective synonym of Bombyx petiveri Guérin-Méneville, 1845, Annls Soc. séric. Fr. 9: 270; the latter is thus available for use as a subjective replacement name.

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Junior name(s):
Euphranor Herrich-Schäffer, 1858: 78, pl.44; 95.

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