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

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Genus:
Ptilodon Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 4.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 (Opinion 789): 216. Placed on the Official Index of rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology with Name No.1881.

The only included name * Ptilodon uncium Hübner, 1808, was subsequently made nomenclaturally available as Gonodonta uncina Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Gonodonta Hübner, 1818: 11.


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