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

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Genus:
Nossa Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 56.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : EPICOPEIIDAE

Type-species:
Atossa nelcinna Moore, 1874. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 577, pl.67, fig.7. [(of Atossa Moore, 1875)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: N.W. Himalaya, Tehri-Garhwal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Nossa was proposed as the objective replacement name for Atossa Moore, 1875.

NOSSA was included within the family EPICOPEIIDAE by Minet & Scoble, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Atossa Moore, 1875: 577.


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