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

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Xyrena Herrich-Schäffer, 1854 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.34, fig.162.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Xyrena casuarinae Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.34, fig.162.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

X. casuarinae is a junior subjective synonym of Cossus lituratus Donovan, 1805, Epitome nat. Hist. Insects New Holland, New Zealand ... Pacific Oceans: pl.[37], fig.1.

Xyrena was incorrectly attributed to Kirby by Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 4: 683, and listed as an incorrect spelling.

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Junior name(s):
Xyrema ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1858: 79.

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