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

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Pogonitis Sodoffsky, 1837 . Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 10(6) : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Phalaena ventilabris Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. 2: 216. [(of HERMINIA Latreille, 1802)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1831. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 8(2): 8. [(but cited as tarsiplumalis Hübner, 1796, which on page 31 was placed as a senior synonym of *'ventilabre Latr.', an incorrect subsequent spelling and authorship)]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Proposed, unnecessarily, as an objective replacemment name for Herminia Latreille, 1802, which Sodoffsky considered to be inappropriate.

See: HERMINIA Latreille, 1802.

Poole (1989) included HERMINIA Latreille, 1802; PECHIPOGO Hübner, 1825; POGONITIS Sodoffsky, 1837; PECHYPOGON Agassiz, 1847; ZANCLOGNATHA Lederer, 1857; HIPOEPA Walker, 1859; MEGACHYTA Grote, 1873; PITYOLITA Grote, 1873; CLEPTOMITA Grote, 1873; MESOPLECTRA Butler, 1879; and ADRAPSOIDES Matsumura, 1925 as junior synonyms of POLYPOGON Schrank, 1802.

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Senior name:
Herminia Latreille, 1802: 413.

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