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

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Genus:
Osmacola Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 136.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Calosoma flammula Geyer, 1832. In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4: 14, pl.[110], figs 637, 638.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 136.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: JAVA, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for CALOSOMA Geyer, 1832.

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Junior name(s):
Calosoma Geyer, 1832: 14, 39.


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