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

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Genus:
Anthocroca Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : BOMBYCINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena domina Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 4: 28, pl.304, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Epia Hübner, [1820].

Anthocroca Butler, 1878, is not preoccupied by * Anthocroca Zeller, 1877, which is a nomenclaturally unavailable name; see below.

The dates of publication of the Proceedings and Transactions are taken from Wheeler, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911: 757.


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Senior name:
Epia Hübner, 1820: 188.


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