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

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Genus:
Sozusa Wallengren, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 146.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Lithosia scutellata Wallengren, 1860. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 45.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Caffraria, eastern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Sozusa was redescribed as new by Wallengren in 1865, K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 5 (4): 42.

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Junior name(s):
Sozuza ; Butler, 1878: 457.


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