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

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Genus:
Cyllene Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 543.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Cyllene humilis Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 544.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1900. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 426.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Cyllene Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, The animal Kingdom arranged ... by Baron Cuvier ... 12: 597 (but attributed to Gray, an incorrect authorship), - Mollusca. The objective replacement name is Lyclene Moore, 1858.

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Senior name:
Lyclene Moore, 1860: 300.


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