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

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Glaucopis Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 3-6.

Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 (Opinion 789): 214. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No.1844.

The five originally included nominal species were later figured and are all currently placed in Ctenuchidae genera. The first of these species * G. psophis (figs 9, 10) was later published by Hübner (1818, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 8, pl.[2], figs 9, 10) as `Eunomia Columbina', an incorrect subsequent spelling of Zygaena colombina Fabricius, 1793.

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Senior name:
Eunomia Hübner, 1818: 8.

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