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

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Genus:
Psigida Oiticica, 1959 . Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S., Zool.) 199 : 5.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERATOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Adelocephala apollinairei Dognin, 1919. Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 15: 10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) COLOMBIA: Villavicencio, near Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Psigida Oiticica, 1959, was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Psilopygida Michener, 1949 by Lemaire, 1988, Les Saturniidae americains. (=Attacidae) : Ceratocampinae, : 229.

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