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

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Genus:
Sosxetra Walker, 1862 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 : 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Sosxetra grata Walker, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 84.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also Chaetoloma Felder, 1874.

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Sosxetra was established in the Saturniidae; it was placed in the Notodontidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 566; and was placed in the Noctuidae by Draudt & Gaede, [1940-1946], in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 7: pl.91.

Poole (1989) included SOSXETRA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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