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

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Genus:
Chelis Rambur, 1866 . Cat. syst. Lép. Andalousie (2) : 256.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena maculosa Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 54.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 263. [(cited as *Cletis maculosa Gern[ing], an incorrect subsequent spelling of Chelis, and an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Cletis ; Kirby, 1892: 263.


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