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

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Genus:
Auge Oken, 1815 . Lehrb. Naturgesch. (Zool.) 3 : 751.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

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

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn. zool. Nom., 1956, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 14 (Opinion 417): 3. One of the several included species is Sphinx auge Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (Edn 12): 807, which is currently placed in Cosmosoma Hübner, [1823].


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Senior name:
Cosmosoma Hübner, 1823: pl.[156].


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