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

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Genus:
Macrosia Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : ix [index], 81, 129.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Lithosia fumeola Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 508.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape Province, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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