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

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Genus:
Eupyra Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.13, figs 54-57.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Eupyra imperialis Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.13, fig.54.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 124. [(but attributed to Boisduval, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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