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

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Genus:
Brachycosmia Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xiv [index], 496.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Anchoscelis digitalis Grote, 1882. Bull. U.S. geol. geog. Surv. Terr. 6: 584.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Brachycosmia Butler, 1890, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1890: 680, Lepid., Noctuidae. The objective replacement name is Lemmeria Barnes & Benjamin, 1926.

See: LEMMERIA Barnes & Benjamin, 1926.

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Senior name:
Lemmeria Barnes & Benjamin, 1926: 69.


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