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

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Genus:
Braesia Grote & Robinson, 1868 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 2 : 77.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : DILOPHONOTINI : DILOPHONOTINA

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

* Braesia hipparsus was published by Grote & Robinson as a junior subjective synonym of Oenosanda noctuiformis Walker, 1856. * Braesia and * Hipparsus were both Boisduval manuscript names and neither has subsequently been treated as available under Article 11(d) of the Code.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list * BRAESIA Grote & Robinson, 1868 and OENOSANDA Walker, 1856 as junior names of CAUTETHIA Grote, 1865.


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Senior name:
Cautethia Grote, 1865: 202.


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