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

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Genus:
Euclidia Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 3.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 214. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1842. One of the five originally included names (all nomenclaturally unavailable), * Euclidia gracilis, was cited as type-species by Tams, 1939, Entomologist 72: 138. This species, later made available as Schinia gracilenta Hübner, 1818, is congeneric with Schinia trifascia Hübner, 1818, the type-species of Schinia Hübner, 1818.

See: SCHINIA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Schinia Hübner, 1818: 8, 11.


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