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

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Genus:
Otroeda Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 402.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena hesperia Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 99, pl.251, figs A, B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 428.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [WEST AFRICA]: Cote de Guinée, près de la fortresse de Delmina, (? Depository)..

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

Otroeda was established in the Lithosiidae, now a subfamily of the Arctiidae.

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Junior name(s):
Othroeda ; Hering, 1926: 138.


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