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

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Genus:
Pelosia Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 165.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena muscerda Hüfnagel, 1766. Berlin Mag. 3: 400.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1878. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) GERMANY: Berlin region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Petosia ; Swinhoe, 1893: 216.
Samera Wallengren, 1863: 146 (key), 147.


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