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

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Genus:
Preparctia Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xii [index], 5 [key], 219.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Chelonia mirifica Oberthür, 1892. Étud. ent. 16: 8, pl.1, fig.7.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHINA: [Szechwan], Ta-tsien-lou, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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