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

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Packardia Grote & Robinson, 1866 . Ann. Lyceum nat. Hist. 8 : 373.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Cyrtosia elegans Packard, 1864. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3: 342.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 554.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Boston, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Packardia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Cyrtosia Packard, 1864.

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Junior name(s):
Cyrtosia Packard, 1864: 342.

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