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

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Genus:
Strenoloma Grote, 1880 . N. Am. Ent. 1 : 99.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Spiloloma lunilinea Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 127. [(of SPILOLOMA Grote, 1873)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: West Virginia, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Proposed, unnecessarily, as an objective replacement name for Spiloloma Grote, 1873, which Grote considered to be a name too similar to Spilosoma Curtis, 1825, - Lepid., Arctiidae.

See: SPILOLOMA Grote, 1873.

Poole (1989) included STRENOLOMA Grote, 1880 as a junior synonym of SPILOLOMA Grote, 1873.

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Senior name:
Spiloloma Grote, 1873: 126.


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