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

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Genus:
Platarctia Packard, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Arctia parthenos Harris, 1850. In: Agassiz, Cabot et al., Lake Superior : 390, pl.7, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 257.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) CANADA: northern shore of Lake Superior, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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