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

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Cirrhocephalina Munroe, 1995 , in Heppner. Atlas neotrop. Lepid. 3(2) : 9.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Cirrhocephala venosa Lederer, 1863. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7: 395. [(of CIRRHOCEPHALA Lederer, 1863)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
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CIRRHOCEPHALINA was proposed as the objective replacement name of CIRRHOCEPHALA Lederer, 1863 [Aves]. The new name, attributed to Munroe, was proposed by Heppner, 1995. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 3. Checklist : part 2 Hyblaeoidea - Pyraloidea - Tortricoidea: 9. Munroe in Munroe, Becker, J. Shaffer, M. Shaffer & Solis in Heppner (loc. cit.:72) also proposed CIRRHOCEPHALINA as a new name for CIRRHOCEPHALA.

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Junior name(s):
Cirrhocephala Lederer, 1863: 272 (key), 395.

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