0010. An unnecessary generic name in Exoplectrini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

Robert Gordon

Abstract


Chnoodes chaudoiri Mulsant (1850) is designated the type species of Chnoodes Mulsant (1850), and Chapinella Gordon (1996) is recognized as an unnecessary replacement name. A new synonymy is created placing Chapinella Gordon as a junior synonym of Chnoodes Mulsant.

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