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

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Genus:
Hestiochora Meyrick, 1886 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 1 : 788.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : PROCRIDINAE

Type-species:
Procris tricolor Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 111.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1926. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 51: 441.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: [Tasmania] Van Diemen's Land, [New South Wales], [Sydney] Sidney, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Zygaenidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Histiochora ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 441.


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