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

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Genus:
Coscinocera Butler, 1879 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 : 163.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Attacus hercules Miskin, 1879. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 164.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Cape York, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The dates of publication of the Proc. & Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. are taken from Wheeler, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911: 750-765.

COSCINOCERA was included within the subfamily SATURNIIDAE: SATURNIINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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