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

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Genus:
Argema Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 140.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Saturnia mimosae Boisduval, 1847. In: Delegorgue, Voy. Afrique austr. 2: 600.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA] NATAL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Saturniidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Angas Wallengren, 1865: 24.


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