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

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Genus:
Coeloma Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 276.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Coeloma tortricalis Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 277.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Coeloma Milne-Edwards, 1865, Annls Sci. nat. (Zool.) (5) 3: 324 - Crustacea. There is no objective replacement name but C. tortricalis was stated by Hampson, 1897 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 653, to be a junior subjective synonym of Carcha hersilialis Walker, 1859, the type-species of Carcha Walker, 1859; the latter is thus available for use as a subjective replacement name.

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Senior name:
Carcha Walker, 1859: 260 (key), 281.


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