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

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Genus:
Chariclea Curtis, 1825 . British entomology 5 : 76.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena delphinii Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 518.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Curtis attributed Chariclea to Stephens, but Stephens did not publish this name until 1829. Chariclea is a junior objective synonym of Periphanes Hübner, [1821].

See: PERIPHANES Hübner, [1821] 1816.

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Senior name:
Periphanes Hübner, 1821: 247.


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