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

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Genus:
Calodesma Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 177.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena amica Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 158, pl.370, fig.H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

P. amica is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

See also: Leucopsumis Hübner, [1820].

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Junior name(s):
Callidesma ; Agassiz, 1847: 58, 60.
Pyrodesma Boisduval, 1870: 85.


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