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

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Genus:
Pseudosphex Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 12, 13.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Pseudosphex zethus Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 13, pl.[9], figs 49, 50.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Walker , 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 7: 1618.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Abrochia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 101, 103.
Sphecomorpha Hübner, 1808: 4.
Sphecomorpha Hübner, 1818: 12, 13, 34.


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