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

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Genus:
Stauropus Germar, 1812 . Diss. sistens Bombycum Species (2) : 45.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : HETEROCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fagi Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 508.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Notodontidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Terasia ; Agassiz, 1846: 64.
Terasion Hübner, 1819: 147.


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