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

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Genus:
Araxes Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 315.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Tinea ahenella Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 135.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 113. [(but cited as ahenella Hübner, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Araxes is a junior objective synonym of Hypochalcia Hübner, [1825].

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Senior name:
Hypochalcia Hübner, 1825: 368.


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