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

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Boscawenia Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 26.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Stenostaura polioplaga Hampson, 1910. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 5: 472. [(of Empodisma Kiriakoff, 1964)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NIGERIA: southern, Arochuku, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Prof. Dr S.G. Kiriakoff was informed of the homonymy and has suggested this replacement name.

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Junior name(s):
Empodisma Kiriakoff, 1964: 34.

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