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

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Genus:
Ctenusa Hampson, 1910 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 422.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Chalciope carnicolor Hampson, 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 329.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [SOUTH WEST AFRICA]: Damaraland, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. carnicolor is a junior subjective synonym of Calliodes pallida Hampson, 1902, ibidem 2: 321.

Poole (1989) included ACANTHONYX Hampson, 1902 as a junior synonym of CTENUSA Hampson, 1910.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus CTENUSA.

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Junior name(s):
Acanthonyx Hampson, 1902: 323.


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