New substıtute names for three preoccupied Lepidopteran genera: Hercynella Bethune-Baker, 1893, Coloneura Davis, 1964 and Paragorgopis Viette, 1951 (Lepidoptera)

Abstract :

Three junior homonyms were detected amongst the Lepidopteran genera and the following replacement names are proposed: Tulaya nom. nov. for Hercynella Bethune-Baker, 1893; Neocoloneura nom. nov. for Coloneura Davis, 1964; Vietteogorgopis nom. nov. for Paragorgopis Viette, 1951. Accordingly, new combinations are herein proposed for the species currently included in these genera: Tulaya staudingeri (Bethune-Baker, 1893) comb. nov. and Tulaya margelana (Bethune-Baker, 1893) comb. nov. from Hercynella Bethune-Baker, 1893; Neocoloneura fragilis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916) comb. nov. from Coloneura Davis, 1964; Vietteogorgopis foetterlei (Viette 1951) comb. nov., Vietteogorgopis jordani (Viette 1956) comb. nov., Vietteogorgopis nigrovenosalis (Viette 1956) comb. nov., Vietteogorgopis oreas (Schaus 1892) comb. nov., Vietteogorgopis pittionii (Viette 1951) comb. nov., Vietteogorgopis schausi (Viette 1951) comb. nov. and Vietteogorgopis spitzi (Viette 1956) comb. nov. from Paragorgopis Viette, 1951.

Keyword :

nomenclatural changes, homonymy, replacement names, Lepidoptera

Author(s) : Özdikmen, H.
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Published Issue : 2007 Vol. 2 Number 1

2007 Vol. 2 Number 1