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

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Closterellus Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 41.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Closteroides dorsalis Kiriakoff, 1977. Mitt. m√ľnch. Ent. Ges. 66: 34, fig.4. [(of Closteroides Kiriakoff, 1977)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: SUMATRA, northern, Deli, Dolok Merangir, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Prof. Dr S.G. Kiriakoff was informed of the homonymy and has suggested this replacement name.

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Junior name(s):
Closteroides Kiriakoff, 1977: 33.

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