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

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Genus:
Pavonia Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx carpini Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 50.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Ferguson , 1972. In: Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. Mexico 20(2B): 176.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

B. carpini is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena pavonia Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 496.

See also: Eudia Jordan, 1911.

Pavonia Hübner, 1819 was treated as a nomen-oblitum by Nassig, 1994, Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo15 (3) : 258.

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Junior name(s):
Heraea Hübner, 1806: [1].
Heraea Hübner, 1822: 15, 19.


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