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

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Genus:
Strumella Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Strumella lanifera Wallengren, 1858. Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15: 209.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: [Sydney], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. lanifera is a junior subjective synonym of Clathe arida Walker, 1855, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 994 (Dr Bert Gustafsson, personal communication).

Strumella lanifera was again proposed as a new species by Wallengren, 1860, Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 166, and as a new genus and new species in 1861, K. Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa ... C.A. Virgin 1851-53 2 (Zool.) (1, Insecta): 367, 368, pl.7, fi

In the later publications fuller locality data was given.

See also: Clathe Walker, 1855, Listoca Walker, 1855, and Sorema Walker, 1855.

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