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

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Anticlea Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Tortrix harpana Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 7: pl.13 fig.77.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1836. British entomology 13: 583. [(as a junior name of ramella Linnaeus) (for PHILALCEA Stephens, 1835)]

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

When Curtis designated as type-species Phalaena ramella Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 540, a nominal species not originally included in Anticlea, he also (on the next page) placed harpana, a nominal species originally included in Anticlea, as a junior subjective synonym of ramella. Under the Code (Edn 3), Article 69(a)(v), this designation constitutes the fixation of the originally included nominal species as the type-species.

A junior homonym of Anticlea Stephens, 1831, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3: 236, -Lepid., Geometridae. The objective replacement name is Ancylis Hübner, [1825].

Listed under ANCYLIS Hubner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett. 376 in T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012.

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Senior name:
Ancylis Hübner, 1825: 376.

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