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

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Genus:
Anthoecia Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 162.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena cardui Hübner, 1790. Beitr. Gesch. Schmett. 2(4): 84, pl.1, fig.B.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 6: 187. [(but included by Boisduval as cardui Esper, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type AUSTRIA: Vienna region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Anthoecia is a junior objective synonym of Melicleptria Hübner, [1823].

See: MELICLEPTRIA Hübner, [1823] 1816.

Poole (1989) included MELICLEPTRIA Hübner, 1823; ANTHOECIA Boisduval, 1840; ALARIA Duncan & Westwood, 1841 (precoccupied); TRYPANA Guenée, 1841; ORIA Guenée, 1852 (preoccupied); RHODOPHORA Guenée, 1852; TAMILA Guenée, 1852; EULEUCYPTERA Grote, 1865; LYGRANTHOECIA Grote & Robinson, 1873; TRICOPIS Grote, 1874; ADONISEA Grote, 1875; HELIOPHANA Grote, 1875; OXYLOS Grote, 1875; PIPPONA Grote, 1875; PORRIMA Grote, 1877; RHODODIPSA Grote, 1877; BESSULA Grote, 1881; DASYSPOUDAEA Smith, 1883 (as DASYSPOUDOEA on page 892); TRILEUCA Grote, 1883; PSEUDOTAMILA Smith, 1893; CANIDIA Grote, 1890; EUPANYCHIS Grote, 1890; TRICHOSELLUS Grote, 1890; THYREION Smith, 1891; INCITA Grote, 1895; PALADA Smith, 1900; and CHLOROCLEPTRIA Hampson, 1903 as junior synonyms of SCHINIA Hübner, 1818.

MELICLEPTRIA Hübner, [1823] 1816 was treated as a valid genus, revalidated by Beck, 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 44.

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Senior name:
Melicleptria Hübner, 1823: 262.


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