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

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Poecilosoma Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 126. [Available but without included available species until Hübner, 1823, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 8.]    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Poecilosoma chrysis Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 8, pl.[37], figs 211, 212.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Poecilosoma Hübner was nomenclaturally available from [1819] but both the included nominal species, * P. chrysis and * P. pulchra, were nomina nuda.

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