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

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Genus:
Araxes Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 192.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CRAMBINAE

Type-species:
Araxes admigratella Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 192.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1886. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 383. [(of Culladia)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Araxes Stephens, 1834, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 4: 315 - Lepid., Pyralidae. The objective replacement name is Culladia Moore, [1886].

A. admigratella was desinated as type-species of Culladia Moore, (1886)). A junior homonym of Araxes Stephens, 1834, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 4: 315 - Lepid., Pyralidae. The objective replacement name is Culladia Moore, (1886).



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Senior name:
Culladia Moore, 1886: 382.


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