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

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Charidea Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Charidea elegantissima Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 61, pl.8, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 140.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Charidea Dalman, 1816, K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 1816: 225, -Lepid., Zygaenidae. The objective replacement name is Compsotata Prout, 1907.

See: COMPSOTATA Prout, 1907.

Poole (1989) included CHARIDEA Guenée, 1852; and TIMAEA Saalmüller, 1891 as junior synonyms of COMPSOTATA Prout, 1907.

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Senior name:
Compsotata Prout, 1907: 109.

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