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

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Genus:
Cyclosticta Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : xi [index], 87, 188.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Cyclosticta discata Schaus, 1899. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 7: 217.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

A junior homonym of Cyclosticta Schaus, 1899. This generic name probably originated from Hampson but was used and made nomenclaturally available by Schaus prior to its proposal and generic description by Hampson, 1900. The objective replacement name is Cyclosticta Schaus, 1899.

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Senior name:
Cyclosticta Schaus, 1899: 217.


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