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

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Trilocha Moore, 1860 , in Horsfield & Moore. Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 2 : 382.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Naprepa varians Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1153. [(of Naprepa Walker, 1855; 1152)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) HONG KONG & [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Trilocha Moore, 1858, was designated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Dierl, 1978, Spixiana (Munich) 1 (3) : 240.

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Trilocha was proposed as the objective replacement name for Naprepa Walker, 1855: 1152 nec Walker, 1855: 1046.

The two volumes of Horsfield & Moore`s Catalogue were published with different title-pages; that of volume 1 was published as A Catalogue of the lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company, that of volume 2 as A Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of natural History at East-India House. The dates of publication of the two volumes were discussed and listed by Cowan, 1975, J. Soc. Biblphy nat. Hist. 7 (3): 273-284.

See also: Chazena Walker, 1869.

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Junior name(s):
Naprepa Walker, 1855: 1103 (key), 1152.

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