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

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Genus:
Ascalapha Hübner, 1808 . Erste Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. : 4-6.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1966, Bull. zool. Nom. 23 Opinion 789: 213. Placed on the Offcial Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology: Name No. 1828. No type-species has been designated. The first of the five originally included species was * A. bistra Hübner, 1808, which was later made nomenclaturally available as Parallelia bistriaris Hübner, 1818.

See: PARALLELIA Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Parallelia Hübner, 1818: 15.


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