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

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Genus:
Spiredonia Felder, 1875 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.113, fig. 7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

* Spiredonia Felder was cited by Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 4: 259, as a nomenclaturally available name. This is not so as Felder was merely using Spiredonia and not proposing it as a new name.

See: SPEIREDONIA Hübner, [1823] 1816.

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Senior name:
Speiredonia Hübner, 1823: 272.


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