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

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Genus:
Cautethia Grote, 1865 . Ann. Lyceum nat. Hist. 8 : 202.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Oenosanda noctuiformis Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 232. [(of Oenosanda Walker, 1856 [August])]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: Santo Domingo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Cautethia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Oenosanda Walker, 1856 August.

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

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Junior name(s):
Braesia Grote & Robinson, 1868: 77.
Oenosanda Walker, 1856: 78 (key), 231.


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