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

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Genus:
Carpocapsa Treitschke, 1829 , in Ochsenheimer. Schmett. Eur. 7 : 231.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : OLETHREUTINAE : GRAPHOLITINI

Type-species:
Phalaena pomonella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 538.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1831. British entomology 6: 352.

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was included by Treitschke as Tinea pomonana [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung syst. Werkes Schmett. Wienergegend: 120, an unjustified emendation of Phalaena pomonella Linnaeus, 1758. Curtis designated Tinea pomonella (Linnaeus) and on the next page placed pomonana as a synonym of it.

Carpocapsa is a junior objective synonym of Cydia Hübner, [1825].

See also: Carpocampha Harris, 1841.

Listed under CYDIA Hubner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. 375 in T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012.

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Senior name:
Cydia Hübner, 1825: 375.


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