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

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Genus:
Pygarctia Grote, 1871 . Can. Ent. 3 : 124.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Pygarctia abdominalis Grote, 1871. Can. Ent. 3: 124.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: Alabama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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