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

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Janomima Aurivillius, 1901 . Bih. K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 27(4) (7) : 6 [key], 9.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Bombyx mariana White, 1843. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 12: 264.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Gaede , 1927. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 14: 294.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAIRE] CONGO: [on the banks of the Congo river] ad orias fluminis Zaire, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Forbes, 1955, Tijdschr. Ent. 98: 130, stated that the type-species was `designated in the original description by an asterisk'. Aurivillius used both the asterisk and the degree symbol in his paper, but gave no explanation of their use.

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