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

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Crocomela Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 405.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Darna colorata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 185. [(of Darna Walker, [1865])]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA] NEW GRENADA: Bogota, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Crocomela was established as the objective replacement name for Darna Walker, [1865].

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Junior name(s):
Darna Walker, 1865: 184.

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