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

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Genus:
Chariclea Stephens, 1829 . Nom. Br. Ins. : 42.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

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

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Chariclea Stephens was also proposed in 1829 September 1st. Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 3: 92.

A junior homonym of Chariclea Curtis, 1825, -Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Periphanes Hübner, [1821].

See: PERIPHANES Hübner, [1821] 1816.

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Senior name:
Periphanes Hübner, 1821: 247.


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