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

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Genus:
Cecharismena Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 164.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Cecharismena nectarea Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 165.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Nye , 1975. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 1: 108.

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [PUERTO RICO] PORTORICO I: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CECHARISMENA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included ZAGORISTA Schaus, 1916 as a junior synonym of CECHARISMENA Möschler, 1890.

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus CECHARISMENA.

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