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

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Eurybia Oken, 1815 . Lehrb. Naturgesch. (Zool.) 3(Zool.) (1) : 733.

Rejected Name

Homonyms: 5

Higher classification:

Papilio salome Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 18, pl.12, figs G-H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hemming , 1943. Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B), 12(2): 30.

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

Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Eurybia Oken is invalid : - (a) because the Lehrbuch of Oken, in which it was published, was rejected for nomenclatorial purposes by the Commission in its Opinion 417 published in 1956 (Opin. int. Comm. zool. Nom. 14 : 1-41); and (b) because it is a junior homonym of Eurybia [Illiger], 1807. Moreover, its type-species is the same species as that of Eurybia Latreille, 1809, to which, if it had been available it would have fallen as a junior objective synony

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Eurybia Illiger, 1807: 1180.

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