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

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Genus:
Cheliosea Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 36.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Spilosoma cosmeta Lower, 1907. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 31: 170. [(of Heliocaes Turner, 1940)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Broken Hill, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as the objective replacement name of HELIOCAES Turner, 1940.

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Junior name(s):
Heliocaes Turner, 1940: 120.


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