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

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Genus:
Sphinta Schaus, 1904 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 30 : 140.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphinta cossoides Schaus, 1904. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 30: 140.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Sao Paulo, Parana, Castro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Lasiocampidae in Wikipedia.

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


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