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

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Genus:
Scopea Haworth, 1828 . Lepid. Br. : 590.

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SCOPARIINAE

Type-species:
Tinea pyralella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 32, pl.24, fig.167. [(of SCOPARIA Haworth, 1811)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1827. British entomology 4: 170. [(a junior primary homonym)]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Scoparia Haworth, 1811.

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Senior name:
Scoparia Haworth, 1811: 498.


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