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

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Genus:
Apatele Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 21, 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Tribal Name

Homonyms: 4

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Not nomenclaturally available as a genus-group name. Hübner used Apatele, on both pages, in a suprageneric sense for one of the names of his tribes (Namen der Stämme) listed on page 33. Hübner listed his genus-group names on page 35.

See: ACRONICTA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Acronicta Ochsenheimer, 1816: 62.


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