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

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Genus:
Zanclognatha Lederer, 1857 . Noctuinen Eur. : 45, 211.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis tarsiplumalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.19, fig.125.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 48.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: Locality unknown, Depository unknown..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. tarsiplumalis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena lunalis Scopoli, 1763, Ent. Carniolica: 241.

See Frontispiece, fig. 5, Zanclognatha lunalis (Scopoli), male.

Hypertrocon Berio, 1989 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Zanclognatha Lederer, 1857 by Sviridov, 1991, Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 70 (2) : 55.

Poole (1989) included HERMINIA Latreille, 1802; PECHIPOGO Hübner, 1825; POGONITIS Sodoffsky, 1837; PECHYPOGON Agassiz, 1847; ZANCLOGNATHA Lederer, 1857; HIPOEPA Walker, 1859; MEGACHYTA Grote, 1873; PITYOLITA Grote, 1873; CLEPTOMITA Grote, 1873; MESOPLECTRA Butler, 1879; and ADRAPSOIDES Matsumura, 1925 as junior synonyms of POLYPOGON Schrank, 1802.

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