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

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Genus:
Antheraeopsis Wood-Mason, 1886 . Rep. Indian Mus. nat. Hist. Sect. (1885-1886) : 21.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Saturnia assama Westwood, 1848. Cabinet orient. Ent. : 41, pl.20, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Assam, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. assama is a junior subjective synonym of Saturnia assamensis Helfer, 1837, J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal 6: 43, pl.6.

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