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

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Genus:
Hemerophila Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [2].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 6

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1926, Smithson. misc. Collns 73 (4) (Opinion 97): 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6 (Opinion 278): 140.

Only included species: Phalaena pariana Clerk, 1759, the type-species of Choreutis Hübner, [1825].

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Senior name:
Choreutis Hübner, 1825: 373.


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