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

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Colletria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.139, fig.7. [(but attributed to Zeller, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Colletria pyrrhocrocis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.139, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but attributed to Zeller, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Bogotà, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Colletria Felder & Rogenhofer was established in the Tineidae; it was placed in the Zygaenidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 901; and placed in the Arctiadae, Lithosianae, now Arctiidae, Lithosiinae by Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 377.

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Junior name(s):
Colletria Nolken & Zeller, 1876: 76.

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