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

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Genus:
Platyprepia Dyar, 1897 . Can. Ent. 29 : 215, 212 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Chelonia virginalis Boisduval, 1852. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (2), 10: 321.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: California, near San Francisco, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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