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

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Genus:
Erastria Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 5.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 4

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1839. Only included species: * Erastria pustularia Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 5, later made nomenclaturally available as Hypagyrtis pustularia Hübner, 1818.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 214.

The only included species, * Erastria pustularia Hübner, 1808, ibidem: 5, was later made nomenclaturally available as Hypagyrtis pustularia Hübner, 1818.

See: HYPAGYRTIS Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Hypagyrtis Hübner, 1818: 20.


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