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

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Genus:
Calosoma Geyer, 1832 , in Hübner. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4 : 14, 39.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Calosoma flammula Geyer, 1832. In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4: 14, pl.[110], figs 637, 638.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 136.

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

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

A junior homonym of Calosoma Weber, 1801, Observationes ent.: 20, - Insecta, Coleoptera, and Calosoma Fabricius, 1801, Syst. Eleutheratorum 1: 211, - Insecta, Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Osmacola Watson nom.n. [1980].

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Senior name:
Osmacola Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980: 136.


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