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

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Genus:
Apatele Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 5.

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., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 213. Placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1827. Only included species: * Apatele tritona Hübner, 1808, later made nomenclaturally available as Triaena tritona Hübner, 1818, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: figs 107, 108. T. tritona is congeneric with Phalaena psi Linnaeus, 1758, the type-species of Triaena Hübner, 1818.

See: TRIAENA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Triaena Hübner, 1818: 21.


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