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

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Genus:
Rothschildia Grote, 1897 . Verh. Ges. dt. Naturf. Arzte 68(2 (1) : 204.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Attacus jacobaeae Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1211.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *iacobaeae, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia.

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