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

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Aspilaria Staudinger, 1899 . Ergebn. Hamburg. Magalhaensischen Sammelr. 4(7) : 93.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Aspilates citrinarius Mabille, 1885. Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris (7), 9: 67.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 21.

Type specimens:
Holotype - male & Type(s) [ARGENTINA/CHILE]: Insulis Magellanicis [Tierra del Fuego], Orange Bay, (MNHN, Paris)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A. citrinarius is a junior subjective synonym of Eubolia meridionalis Wallengren, 1860, Wien ent. Monatschr. 4: 176.
The title-page of part 7 is dated 1898, but the actual date of publication, January 1899, is printed on page [118], the legend to the plate.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ASPILARIA Staudinger, 1899; and PSILASPILATES Warren, 1894 as junior synonyms of PSILASPILATES Butler, 1893.

Pitkin (2002) included Aspilaria Staudinger, (1899) 1898; Calvertia Warren, 1908; Catrielia Orfila & Schajovski, 1960; Yapoma Rindge, 1986; Duraglia Rindge, 1986; and Incalvertia Rindge, 1986 as juniors synonyms of Euclidiodes Warren. 1895.

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