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

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Genus:
Ormiscodes Blanchard, 1852 , in Gay. Hist. fis. pol. Chile (Zool.) 7 : 61.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx cinnamomea Guérin-Méneville, 1839. Magasin Zool. Paris (2), 1(Insectes): 4, pl.22, fig.2.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ORMISCODES and included species.

Junior name(s):
Catocephales Bouvier, 1928: 819.
Hormiscodes ; Philippi, 1863: 210.


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