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

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Genus:
Potiosa Diakonoff, 1965 . Ent. Ber. Amst. 25 : 133.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TORTRICOIDEA : TORTRICIDAE : OLETHREUTINAE : EUCOSMINI

Type-species:
Sociosa vapulata Diakonoff, 1963. Verh. naturf. Ges. Basel 74: 138, text-fig.1, pl.1 fig.2, pl.3 fig.6. [(of Sociosa Diakonoff, 1963)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Potiosa was established as an objective replacement name for Sociosa Diakonoff, 1963, a junior homonym.

For a list of junior names (including subjective synonyms) where they exist and a link to all included species, references, and type specimen data see T@RTS: Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae (Ver. 2.0) by Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2012.

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Junior name(s):
Sociosa Diakonoff, 1963: 137.


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