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

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Genus:
Elesotis Beck, 1991 . Atalanta 22(2-4) : 186.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Chersotis elegans Eversmann, 1909. Can. Ent. 41: 154.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

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

Notes:
Originally described as a subgenus of CHERSOTIS Boisduval, 1840.

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