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

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Genus:
Grammopelta Rothschild, 1907 . Novit. zool. 14 : 419.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : ARSENURINAE

Type-species:
Grammopelta cervina Rothschild, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 419.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PERU: south-eastern, Carabaya, Rio Inambari, La Oroya, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

G. cervina is a subspecies of Copaxa lineata Schaus, 1906, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 30: 93.

See also: Anuropteryx Bouvier, 1928.

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