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

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Genus:
Carnoctena ; Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 555.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Carnotena Walker, 1865.

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Senior name:
Carnotena Walker, 1865: 501.


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