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

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Genus:
Spilopastes Houlbert, 1918 , in Oberthür. Étud. Lépid. comp. 15 : 65, 75, 480, 481.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Castnia galinthias Höpffer, 1856. Neue Schmett. Ins.-Schmett. K. Zool. Mus. Berlin 2: 7, pl.4, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de Janeiro], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Castniidae in Wikipedia.

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