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

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Symaethis ; Dunning & Pickard, 1859 . Accent. List Brit. Lep. : 73.    [BHLBHL]

Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Simaethis Leach, [1815].

The authorship and date of publication of the Accentuated List were authenticated by Cowan, 1971, Entomologist's Rec. J. Var. 83: 388-390.

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Senior name:
Simaethis Leach, 1815: 135.

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