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

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Genus:
Parusta Rothschild, 1907 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 : 6.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Parusta xanthops Rothschild, 1907. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 20: 6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TANZANIA]: German East Africa, Mpwapwa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia.

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


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