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

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Genus:
Amastus Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 723.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phaegoptera collaris Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.15, fig.65.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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