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

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Genus:
Pyrrharctia Packard, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 120.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena isabella Smith, 1797. In: Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. lepid. Ins. Georgia 2: 131, pl.66.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 244.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Georgia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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