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

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Genus:
Chrysoscota Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : ix [index], 81, 109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Chrysoscota auranticeps Hampson, 1900. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 110, pl.21, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PAPUA NEW GUINEA: [D'Entrecasteaux Islands], Fergusson Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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