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

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Genus:
Graellsia Grote, 1896 . Mitt. Roemermus. Hildesh. 6 : 3.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Saturnia isabellae Graells, 1849. Rev. Mag. Zool. (2), 1: 601.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Graellsia Grote, 1896 was designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Graellsiini (Saturniidae, Saturniinae), by Vives-Moreno, 1994, Catalogo sistematico y sinonimico de los lepidopteros de la Peninsula Iberica y Baleares (Insecta: Lepidoptera) (segunda parte), p. 555.

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