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

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Somatina Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 10.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Somatina anthophilata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 11. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.18, fig.2]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1887. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 540. [(but legend as *Somatodes anthophilata, an incorrect subsequent spelling of the generic name)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [INDIA]: Bombay, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Parsons et al. (1999) included NEBESSA Walker, 1869; PRASONESIS Meyrick, 1889; and SOMATINOPSIS Warren, 1896 as junior synonyms of SOMATINA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 50 species and 10 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SOMATINA.

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Junior name(s):
Somatodes ; Guenée, 1858: pl.18, fig.2 (legend).

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