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

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Genus:
Clanyma Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis angulalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.16, fig.107.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 219. [(as *angularis Hübner, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type "EUROPE" [NORTH AMERICA]: ? Locality, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Clanyma is a junior objective synonym of Palthis Hübner, [1825].

See: PALTHIS Hübner, [1825] 1816.

Poole (1989) included MARDARA Walker, 1859; and CLANYMA Guenée, 1854 as junior synonyms of PALTHIS Hübner, 1825.

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Senior name:
Palthis Hübner, 1825: 342.


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