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

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Genus:
Stygia Latreille, 1802 , in Sonnini. Hist. nat. gén. particulière Crustacés Insectes 3 : 403. [Nomenclaturally available but without included species until Latreille, 1804, Nouv. Dict. Hist. nat. 24 (Tablx méth. Hist. nat.): 185]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Stygia australis Latreille, 1804. Nouv. Dict. Hist. nat. 24(Tabl. méth. Hist. nat.): 185.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy . [(but included as australis Draparnaud, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [FRANCE]: [southern], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Latreille, 1803, Nouv. Dict. Hist. nat. 21: 262, listed the genus Stygia and included in it one species from southern France, collected by Draparnaud, for which he used the colloquial term `australe'. Publication of volume 3 of Hist. nat. gén. particulière Crustacés Insectes was announced in [1802 November 6] an XI Brumaire 15, J. Typogr. Biblphique 6 (6): 42. Brumaire, a name of a month adopted in France after the Revolution, was the equivalent of 23 October-21 November.

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Junior name(s):
Cryphia Meigen, 1830: 190.
Hyalida Sodoffsky, 1837: 83.


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