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

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Genus:
Colletria Nolken & Zeller, 1876 . Horae Soc. ent. ross. 12 : 76.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Colletria pyrrhocrocis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. 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:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior homonym and junior objective synonym of Colletria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875, - Lepid., Arctiidae. The objective replacement name is Colletria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875.

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Senior name:
Colletria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875: pl.139, fig.7.


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