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

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Genus:
Choerotricha Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.98, figs 12-17.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Choerotricha glandulosa Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.98, fig.14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 450. [(as a junior name of atrosquama Walk.)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [PHILIPPINES]: Ins. Philipp., (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 35:1921

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

but cited as Gogana atrosquama Walker, a nominal species not originally included in Choerotricha. Kirby, however, placed atrosquama as the senior synonym of glandulosa, a nominal species originally included in Choerotricha. Under the Code, Article 69(a)(iv), this designation constitutes the fixation of the originally included nominal species as the type-species.

C. glandulosa is a junior subjective synonym of Gogana atrosquama Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1921.

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Junior name(s):
Chaerotriche ; Butler, 1881: 51.
Gogana Walker, 1866: 1920.
Gogane ; Butler, 1878: 459.


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