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

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Genus:
Apostema Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 116.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Cosmia distigmata Hampson, 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 509, pl.107, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [INDIA]: Punjab, Kulu, Sultanpur, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 116 was stated on page 113 as 1913 August 5th in both the English and the German editions.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus APOSTEMA.

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