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

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Genus:
Albarracina Staudinger, 1883 . Stett. ent. Ztg 44 : 180.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Bombyx korbi Staudinger, 1883. Stett. ent. Ztg 44: 179.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 838.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SPAIN: Provincia de Teruel, Albarracin, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

B. korbi is a junior subjective synonym of Bombyx warionis Oberthür, 1881, Etudes d'Entomologie 6: 75, pl.2., fig.6. Albarracina was proposed at the end of the original description of Bombyx korbi in case a separate genus was required for it and other species.

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Junior name(s):
Albaracina ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 426.


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