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

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Genus:
Apatelodes Packard, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 353.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena torrefacta Smith, 1797. In: Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. lepid. Ins. Georgia 2: 151, pl.76.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 851.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Bombycidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Astasia Harris, 1841: 317 (footnote).


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