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

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Genus:
Collomena Möschler, 1890 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16 : 145.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : COLLOMENINAE

Type-species:
Collomena elota Möschler, 1890. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 16: 145, fig.17.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female PUERTO RICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included COLLOMENA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 11 species in the genus COLLOMENA

Kitching & Edwards, 1999, in Kristensen included COLLOMENINAE as a subfamily of NOLIDAE following Holloway, in press).

COLLOMENA was included within the subfamily NOLIDAE: COLLOMENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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