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

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Genus:
Cacosoma Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.102, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Cacosoma naclioides Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.102, fig.13.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Port Natal, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 2

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

C. naclioides is a junior subjective synonym of Naclia gnatula Boisduval, 1847, in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe 2: 596.

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