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

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Genus:
Malocampa Schaus, 1901 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1901 : 261 [key], 307.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena punctata Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 36, pl.307, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

The type-species is dated from the wrapper of part 26, not from the title-page of volume 4 which is dated 1782.

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Junior name(s):
Malacampa ; Druce, 1911: 146.


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