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

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Genus:
Caicella Hemming, 1934 . Stylops 3(6) : 144.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Eudamus caicus Herrich-Schäffer, 1869. Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg : 188.

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

This name was introduced as a replacement for the name Phoedinus Godman & Salvin, [1894], which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy. Prior to the publication of the name Caicella, the name Phoedinus Godman & Salvin had already been replaced by the name Anaperus Mabille & Boullet, 1919, but unfortunately that name also was invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

Cowan (1970: 42) stated:-

"CAICELLA - print light [unavailable name], Phoedinus G. & S.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Anaperus Mabille & Boullet, 1919: 232.
Phaedinus ; Dyar, 1905: 115.
Phoedinus Godman & Salvin, 1894: 335.


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