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

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Genus:
Somatoxena Aurivillius, 1904 . Ark. Zool. 2(4) : 66.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Xenosoma lasea Druce, 1899. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 3: 468.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Lymantriidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Pirgalasea ; Swinhoe, 1923: 86.


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