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

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Genus:
Asotomorpha Hulstaert, 1923 . Rev. zool. afr. 11 : 410.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena phileta Drury, 1782. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index, 30, pl.22, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Asotomorpha is a junior objective synonym of Caryatis Hübner, [1819].

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Senior name:
Caryatis Hübner, 1819: 171.


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