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

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Genus:
Holcocerus Staudinger, 1884 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 1 : 139, 140.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Cossus nobilis Staudinger, 1884. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 1: 139, pl.9, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 862.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [Uzbekistan], Margelan, [Turkmeniya], Askhabad, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Holcocerus was established as a subgenus of Cossus Fabricius, 1793.

Holcocerus Staudinger, 1884, was treated as the senior synonym of Holcoceroides Strand, 1913, by Schoorl, 1990, Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) (No. 263) : 52.

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Junior name(s):
Holcoceroides Strand, 1913: 35.


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