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

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Genus:
Fodinoidea Saalmüller, 1884 . Lepid. Madagascar (1) : 154.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Fodinoidea staudingeri Saalmüller, 1884. Lepid. Madagascar : 154, pl.5, fig.63.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: S., 'Betsileo-land', (? Depository)..

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

Fodinoidea was established in the Arctiidae; it was placed in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae, by Swinhoe, 1923, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 11: 82; it was placed in the Hypsidae by Toulgoët, 1957, Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 125: 73; it is retained in the Arctiidae, and placed in the Arctiinae.

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