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

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Genus:
Decachorda Aurivillius, 1898 . Ent. Tidskr. 19 : 184.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Decachorda rosea Aurivillius, 1898. Ent. Tidskr. 19: 184, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAIRE] CONGO: Mukimbungu, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

When proposed, Decachorda contained a second species, doubtfully included, which is not eligible for selection as type-species under Article 68(c) of the Code.

DECACHORDA was included within the subfamily SATURNIIDAE: SATURNIINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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