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

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Genus:
Teracotona Butler, 1878 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 382.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Aloa rhodophaea Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 302.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BOTSWANA]: Lake Ngami, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Macronyx Felder, 1874: pl.100, fig.22.


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