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

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Genus:
Choregia Zeller, 1877 . Horae Soc. ent. ross. 13 : 191.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Choregia fulgens Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.140: fig.17; Inhalts-Verz. to pls 108-140: 6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1914. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 164: 18.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior homonym and a junior objective synonym of Choregia Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875.

Choregia had already been made nomenclaturally available by Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875, where those authors cited it as "Choregia n.g. (Zeller 1875)". Choregia Zeller, 1877, was proposed to denote a new genus.

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Senior name:
Choregia Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875: 6.


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