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

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Genus:
Gynautocera Guérin-Méneville, 1831 . Magasin Zool. Paris (Insectes) 1 : 12.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : CHALCOSIINAE

Type-species:
Gynautocera papilionaria Guérin-Méneville, 1831. Magasin Zool. Paris (Insectes), 1: 12, fig..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH] & [INDIA]: Bengal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Zygaenidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Gymnautocera ; Westwood, 1841: 20.
Gynantocera ; Walker, 1854: 339.
Gynatoceras ; Rambur, 1866: 179.


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