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

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Genus:
Cocastra Boisduval, 1870 . Consid. Lépid. Guatemala : 88.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Bombyx credula Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 584.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Composia Hübner, [1820].

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Senior name:
Composia Hübner, 1820: 179.


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