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

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Genus:
Penthophera Germar, 1812 . Diss. sistens Bombycum Species (2) : 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena morio Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 828.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1828. British entomology 5: 213.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: [Vienna] Wiennae, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Lymantriidae in Wikipedia.

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Junior name(s):
Erasta Gistel, 1848: ix.
Hipogymna Hübner, 1806: [1].
Hypogymna Hübner, 1816: 1.
Hypogymna Kirby & Spence, 1828: 102.
Liparis Ochsenheimer, 1810: 186.
Liparus ; Harris, 1841: 260.
Penthophora ; Walker, 1855: 789.
Pentophera ; Neave, 1940: 654.
Pentophora ; Heylaerts, 1884: xli.


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