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

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Genus:
Prismosticta Butler, 1880 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6 : 67.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : PRISMOSTICTINAE

Type-species:
Prismosticta fenestrata Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 6: 68.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Prismosticta was established in the Notodontidae; it was placed in the Bombycidae by Butler, 1885, Cistula ent. 3: 125.

PRISMOSTICTA was included within the subfamily BOMBYCIDAE: PRISMOSTICINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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