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Aedilis Gistel, 1848 . Naturg. Thierreichs : viii.    [BHLBHL]

Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena reaumurella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 540. [(of ADELA Latreille, 1796)]    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Aedilis was established unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Adela Latreille, [1796], which is not preoccupied.

Aedilis Gistl, 1848, is a junior homonym of Aedilis Audinet-Serville, 1835, Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 4: 32, - Insecta, Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Adela Latreille, [1796].

The superfamily INCURVARIIOIDEA is treated as ADELOIDEA in Adelidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to AEDILIS and included species.

Senior name:
Adela Latreille, 1796: 147.

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