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

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Genus:
Gynaephora Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 161.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena selenitica Esper, 1789. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3(Suppl. 1) (Abschnitt 3): 18, pl.82, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 473.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [FRANCE]: [Moselle], Lemberg, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Lymantriidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to GYNAEPHORA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Cladophora Geyer, 1832: 33.
Gynophora ; Agassiz, 1847: 169.


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