Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Chersotis Boisduval, 1840
Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid.
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE
Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend
[(but included by Boisduval as `rectangula F.', an incorrect authorship)]
by subsequent designation by
Dict. univl Hist. Nat.
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)
Cyrebia Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée 1852 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Chersotis Boisduval, 1840 by Kocak 1987, Priamus 4 (3) : 121.
Poole (1989) included CYREBIA Guenée, 1840 as a junior synonym of CHERSOTIS Boisduval, 1840.
Poole (1989) included 55 species in the genus CHERSOTIS.
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