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

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Genus:
Thaumetopoea Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 185.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : THAUMETOPOEINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena processionea Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 500.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 591.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Learn more about Notodontidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Cnethocampa Stephens, 1828: 46.
Cnethocampa Stephens, 1829: 39.
Cnethocampa Stephens, 1829: 48.
Cnetocampa ; Rambur, 1858: pl.4, figs 5, 6.
Thaumatocampa Staudinger, 1894: 269-271.
Thaumatopoea ; Agassiz, 1847: 367.


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