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

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Genus:
Premolis Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : [vii [index]], 2 [key], 26.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Halysidota semirufa Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1708. [(but cited as `nebulosa Och.', an incorrect authorship.)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *Halesidota by Walker, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Praemolis ; Rothschild, 1909: 52.


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