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

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Genus:
Arctiocossus Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.82, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Arctiocossus antargyreus Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.82, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape of Good Hope, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 2, but there the name was published as *antagyreus, an incorrect subsequent spelling

Notes:
Learn more about Cossidae in Wikipedia.

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