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

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Zonodonta Sodoffsky, 1837 . Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 10(6) : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena fulvata Forster, 1771. Novae Species Insect. centuria : 76. [(of CIDARIA Treitschke, 1825)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 111. [(but included by Treitschke as fulvata [Denis & Schiffermüller], an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) ENGLAND: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Cidaria Treitschke, 1825, which Sodoffsky considered inappropriate.

See: CIDARIA Treitschke, 1825.

Parsons et al. (1999) included HARPALYCE Stephens, 1827; and ZONODONTA Sodoffsky, 1837 as junior synonyms of CIDARIA Treitschke, 1825.

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Senior name:
Cidaria Treitschke, 1825: 442.

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