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

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Genus:
Teredo Hübner, 1822 . Syst.-alphab. Verz. eur. Schmett. : 14, 15, 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 4

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : COSSINAE

Type-species:
Cossus cossus Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 504.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher & Nye , 1982. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 4: 45.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior homonym of Teredo Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 651, - Mollusca, and a junior objective synonym of Cossus Fabricius, 1793.

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Senior name:
Cossus Fabricius, 1793: [1].


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