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

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Hugonia AlphĂ©raky, 1908 . Russk. ent. Obozr. 7 : 267.    [BHLBHL]

Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Xylina scripturosa Eversmann, 1854. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 27(2): 190. [(of CENTROPUS Christoph, 1889)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Speiser , 1902. Berl. ent. Z. 47: 140. [(of Centropus)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.]: Kazak, S. Kirghiz steppe, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Proposed, unnecessarily, as an objective replacement name for Centropus Christoph, 1889. The objective replacement name Scythocentropus Speiser, 1902, had already been proposed.

See: SCYTHOCENTROPUS Speiser, 1902.

Poole (1989) included CENTROPUS Christoph, 1889 (preoccupied); HUGONIA ALperaky, 1902; and CENTROPODIA Hampson, 1908 as junior synonyms of SCYTHOCENTROPUS Speiser, 1902.

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Senior name:
Scythocentropus Speiser, 1902: 140.

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