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

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Genus:
Archaeoattacus Watson, 1914 . Mem. natn. Acad. Sci. 12(1) : 265.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Attacus edwardsii White, 1859. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 115, pl.57.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Archaeattacus ; Seitz, 1926: 502.


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