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

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Genus:
Euproctis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 159.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena chrysorrhoea Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 502.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1883. Lepid. Ceylon 2: 89.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Lymantriidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to EUPROCTIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Euphrostis ; Lucas, 1890: 1090.
Leucoma Hübner, 1806: [1].
Porthesia Stephens, 1828: 65.
Porthesia Stephens, 1829: 40.
Porthesia Stephens, 1829: 53.


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