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

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Genus:
Phaeosphecia Hampson, 1898 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Syntomidae) 1 : xii [index], 26 [key], 153.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Myrmecopis opaca Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1620.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Para, Amazon valley, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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