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

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Genus:
Ptiloscola Michener, 1949 . J. Kans. ent. Soc. 22 : 144.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERATOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Othorene lilacina Schaus, 1900. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 8: 226.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Ptiloscola was established as a subgenus of Adelowalkeria Travassos, 1941; it was raised to generic level by Oiticica, 1960, Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S.) Zool. 223: 1.

PTILOSCOLA was included within the subfamily SATURNIIDAE: CERATOCAMPINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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