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

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Genus:
Machaeraptenus Schaus, 1894 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 228.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Machaeraptenus ventralis Schaus, 1894. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 229.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: Aroa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Machaeroptenus ; Strand, 1919: 14.


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