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

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Genus:
Othorene Boisduval, 1872 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 15 : 82.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERATOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Adelocephala cadmus Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.17, figs 77, 78.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1874. In: Newton, Zool. Rec. 9: 364.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A[delocephala] cadmus was a Boisduval manuscript name made available by Herrich-Schäffer.

OTHORENE Boisduval, 1872: 82 is the objective replacement name for ADELOCEPHALA Herrich-Schäffer, 1854: 1, fig. 77-78


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Junior name(s):
Adelocephala Herrich-Schäffer, 1854: pl.11, fig. 77-78.
Orthorene ; Dyar, 1901: 427.
Ortorene ; Peters, 1899: pl.III.


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