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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Setia Oken, 1815 . Lehrb. Naturgesch. (Zool.) 3(1) : 749.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : SESIINI

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1956, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 14 (Opinion 417): 3.

Tutt, 1902, Nat. Hist. Br. Lepid. 3: 348, considered * Setia Oken to be a classical [unjustified] emendation of Sesia Fabricius, 1775, an interpretation that has been followed in this catalogue (see below).

See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz Pühringer.

Learn more about Sesiidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to SETIA and included species.

Senior name:
Sesia Fabricius, 1775: 547.


Submit correction/addition