Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Sthanelia Boisduval, 1840
Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid.
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE
Annls Sci. Observ.
2: 266, pl.6, fig.2.
by subsequent designation by
Encycl. Hist. nat.
[(but included by Boisduval as fuscaria Thunberg, a misidentification, see Notes, and cited by Desmarest as fuscaria Hübner, a misidentification and an incorrect authorship)]
Type(s) FRANCE: Touraine, (? Depository)..
Fletcher (1979) stated:-
Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 10: 120 stated that the species which Boisduval had determined and included in Sthanelia as Phalaena fuscaria Thunberg, 1792, was a misidentification of Phalaena tibiaria Rambur and he there synonymized Phalaena fuscaria Thunberg sensu Boisduval, 1840, with Phalaena tibiaria Rambur, 1829.
Under Article 70(a) of the Code, the case of a misidentified type-species should be referred to the Commission. The original combination of the type-species was published as * Phalena tibiaria, an incorrect spelling of Phalaena.
Parsons et al. (1999) included STHANELIA Boisduval, 1840 as a junior synonym of PACHYCNEMIA Stephens, 1829.
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Continia Hartig, 1976: 18.