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

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Genus:
Periphoba Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena amalia Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 186, pl.383, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Michener , 1952. Bull. amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 98: 465.

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia.

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