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

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Genus:
Cosmosoma Hübner, 1823 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[156].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Cosmosoma omphale Hübner, 1823. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[156].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CENTRAL AMERICA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

C. omphale is a junior subjective synonym of Sphinx auge Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (Edn 12): 807.

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Junior name(s):
Auge Oken, 1815: 751.


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