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

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Genus:
Harrisina Packard, 1864 . Proc. Essex Inst. 4 : 31.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : PROCRIDINAE

Type-species:
Aglaope americana Guérin-Méneville, 1832. Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 2: pl.84 bis, fig.11. [; 1844, ibidem: 501]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Dallas , 1865. In: Günther, Zool. Rec. 1: 499.

Type specimens:
Type(s) NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A. americana was attributed by Guérin-Méneville to Boisduval.

HARRISINA was included within the subfamily ZYGAENIDAE: PROCRIDINAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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