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

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Genus:
Erchia Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 321.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : CTENUCHINAE

Type-species:
Dioptis semistria Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 321.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 65.

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

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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