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

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Genus:
Apatele Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [1].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 4

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom. 1926, Smithson, misc. Collns 73 (4) Opinion 97: 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6 Opinion 278: 140. Only included species: Phalaena aceris Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 514, congeneric with Phalaena leporina Linnaeus.

See: ACRONICTA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included ACRONYCTA Treitschke, 1825; APATELE Hübner, 1822; ARCTOMYSCIS Hübner, 1820 (as ARCTOMYCIS Hübner, 1820); CHAMAEPORA Warren, 1909; COMETA Sodoffsky, 1837; CUSPIDIA Chapman, 1890; EULONCHE Grote, 1873; HYBOMA Hübner, 1820; JOCHEAERA Hübner, 1820; LEPITOREUMA Grote, 1873; MASTIPHANES Grote, 1882; MEGACRONYCTA Grote, 1873; MICROCOELIA Guenée, 1852; PHARETRA Hübner, 1820; PHILORGYIA Grote, 1896; PLATAPLECTA Butler, 1878; PSEUDEPUNDA Butler, 1890; SEMAPHORA Guenée, 1841; SEMATOPHORA Agassiz, 1847; SUBACRONICTA Kozhantschikov, 1950; TRIAENA Hübner, 1818; TRICHOLONCHE Grote, 1896; and VIMINIA Chapman, 1890 as junior synonyms of ACRONICTA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Acronicta Ochsenheimer, 1816: 62.


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