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

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Genus:
Calliergis Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 244.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx ramosa Esper, 1786. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 391, pl.78, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female GERMANY (WEST): Neustadt an der Aisch, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LITHOCAMPA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of CALLIERGIS Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus CALLIERGIS

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Junior name(s):
Callierges ; Hampson, 1906: 93.
Lithocampa Guenée, 1852: 108.


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