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

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Genus:
Aleucis Stephens, 1850 . List Spec. Br. Anim. Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Erannis distinctata Herrich-Schäffer, 1839. In: Panzer, Faunae Insect. Germ. initia : 81. [(but included as Geometra pictaria Thunberg, a misidentification; see Aleucis Guenée, [1845])]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (? Depository).. (of ALEUCIS Guenée, 1845)

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym and a junior objective synonym of Aleucis Guenée, [1845].

See: ALEUCIS Guenée, [1845] 1844.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ALEUCIS Stephens, 1850 as a junior synonym of ALEUCIS Guenée, 1845.

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Senior name:
Aleucis Guenée, 1845: 270 (footnote).


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