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

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Genus:
Scearctia Hering, 1925 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 6 : 451.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gangamela figulina Butler, 1877. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 1: xii, 55, pl.19, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: [Espirito Santo] Espiritu Santo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 451 was cited on page 449 as 20.iv.1925 in both the German and English editions.

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