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

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Genus:
Mallocephala Blanchard, 1852 , in Gay. Hist. fis. pol. Chile (Zool.) 7 : 68.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Mallocephala rubripes Blanchard, 1852. In: Gay, Hist. fis. pol. Chile (Zool.), 7: 68. [; 1854, Atlas Hist. Chile 2 (Ent., Lepid.): pl.4, fig.7]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHILE: Coquimbo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
The type-species for Mallocephala Blanchard in Gay, 1852, was designated as Antarctia fulvicollis Hampson 1905 by Ruiz-Rodriguez, 1989, Gayana Zoologia 53 (4) : 154.

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