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

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Genus:
Artace Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (6) : 1388 [key], 1491.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : MACROMPHALIINAE

Type-species:
Artace punctistriga Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1491.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Proc. amer. phil. Soc. 14: 262.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Georgia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Artace was established in the Bombycidae; it was placed in the Lachneides, now Lasiocampidae, by Grote, 1874, ibidem 14: 262.

A. punctistriga is a junior subjective synonym of Cossus cribrarius Ljungh, 1826, K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 1825 (2): 348, pl.2, fig.C.



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