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Anodonta Herrich-Schäffer, 1854 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.18, fig. 81, 82.

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Anodonta combusta Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.18, figs 81, 82.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Anodonta Lamarck, 1799, Mém. Soc. Hist. nat. Paris: 87, Mollusca; placed (as a junior homonym) on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No.961, in 1957, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 1 (E) Direction 72: 168, 186.

The objective replacement name is Arhacia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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Senior name:
Arhacia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 91.

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