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

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Genus:
Glossina Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 124.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : EPIPASCHIINAE

Type-species:
Glossina divitalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 124.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 258.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Glossina Wiedemann, 1830, Aussereur. zweiflüg. Insekten 2: 253 - Insecta, Diptera. The objective replacement name is Stericta Lederer, 1863.

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Senior name:
Stericta Lederer, 1863: 267 (key), 340.


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