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

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Genus:
Stygioides Bruand, 1853 . Mem. Soc. Emul. Doubs (2) 3 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Stygia colchica Herrich-Schäffer, 1851. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. (2), : Hepialides & Cossides pl.2 fig.10.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(as Typhonia stygiella Braund, an objective replacement name)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TURKEY]: [Amasya] Amasia, (? Depository).. Cited by Herrich-Schäffer, 1852, ibidem 6: 39, when he gave a description and changed the name of Stygia colchica to Stygia amasina

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. colchica is dated from the wrapper of Heft 51, not from the title-page of the volume which is dated 1845. Stygioides was established for 'Stygiella'; on page 27 and in a footnote on page 28 T. stygiella was established, unnecessarily, as an objective replacement name for S. colchica which Braund considered to be inappropriate. Under the Code,
Article 67(e), the senior objective synonym is to be cited as the name of the type-species.

Stygioides was established in the Psychides, now Psychidae; its type-species was placed in the Zeuzeridae, now Cossidae, by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 869.


Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

S. colchica is dated from the wrapper of Heft 51, not from the title page of the volume which is dated 1845, Herrich-Schäffer, 1852, Syst. Bearbeitung Schmett. Eur. 6: 39, gave a description of pl.2 fig. 10 and changed the name unnecessarily from Stygia colchica to Stygia amasina.

Stygioides was established for the species "Stygiella". On page 27 and in a footnote on page 28 T. styiella was established unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for S. colchica which Bruand considered to be inappropriate.
Stygioides was established in the Psychides, now Psychidae; its type-species was placed in the Zeuzeridae, now Cossidae, by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 869, and retained in the Cossidae by Daniel, 1955, Mitt. münch. ent. Ges. 44: 164, when he established unnecessarily the new generic name Psychidostygia Daniel, 1955.

See also: Bruandia Desmarest, 1857.

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Junior name(s):
Bruandia Desmarest, 1857: 37.
Psychidostygia Daniel, 1955: 164.


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