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

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Ceratorhynchus Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 41 [list], 154.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Ceratorhynchus deletarius Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 154, pl.170, fig.20.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Ceratorhynchus Agassiz, 1829, in Spix, Selecta genera species Piscium ... Brasil... (Memoriae J.B. de Spix): 10 - Pisces. There is no objective replacement name but C. deletarius is currently treated as congeneric with Geometra coronata Hübner, [1813], the type-species of Chloroclystis Hübner, [1825]; the latter is thus available as a subjective replacement name.

C. deletarius is a junior subjective synonym of Eupithecia filicata Swinhoe, 1892, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892: 1.

See: CHLOROCLYSTIS Hübner, [1825] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CERATORHYNCHUS Hampson, 1893; and THAMNOCAUSTA Warren, 1903 as junior synonyms of ARDONIS Moore, 1888.

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Senior name:
Chloroclystis Hübner, 1825: 323.

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