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

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Genus:
Seirarctia Packard, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 119.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena echo Smith, 1797. In: Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. lepid. Ins. Georgia 2: 135, pl.68.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 242.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Seiarctia ; Stretch, 1872: 81.


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