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

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Genus:
Aedos ; Agassiz, 1847 . Nomencl. zool. (Index univ.) : 8, 12.

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : AIDIDAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Aidos Hübner, [1820].

The `Index universalis' was published as fascicle 12 of the Nomencl. zool.; Aedos is dated from the wrapper of the fascicle, not from its title-page which is dated 1846.

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Senior name:
Aidos Hübner, 1820: 191.


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