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

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Genus:
Mimopacha Aurivillius, 1905 . Ark. Zool. 2(12) : 36.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gastropacha knoblauchii Dewitz, 1881. Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 42(2): 75, pl.1, figs 2, 4.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Aurivillius , 1927. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 14: 252.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ANGOLA]: [Cabinda], Chinchoxo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Aurivillius used Mimopacha in 1905 without any indication that it was a new generic name. He diagnosed it as a new genus in 1927, ibidem 14: 251, at the same time citing the type-species.

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