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

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Genus:
Arotros Schaus, 1892 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 325.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Type-species:
Arotros striata Schaus, 1892. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 326.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Novo Friburgo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Arotros was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Epiinae, now included in the Apatelodidae, by Schaus, 1929, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 676 (key), 680.


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