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

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Genus:
Opsirhina Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (6) : 1386 [key], 1418.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Opsirhina albigutta Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1419.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1904. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 28: 239.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmania, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Opsirhina was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 811.

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Junior name(s):
Opsirrhina ; Lower, 1903: 183.


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