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

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Genus:
Tessellota Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xvi [index], 7 [key], 430.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Halysidota cancellata Burmeister, 1878. Descr. phys. R├ępub. Argent. 5(1): 445.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *Halesidota, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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