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

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Genus:
Heterodonta Duponchel, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 92.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Bombyx argentina Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend 62: 249, pl.1a., fig.2., pl.2.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 604. [(of Spatalia)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

A junior objective synonym of Spatalia Hübner, 1822.

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Senior name:
Spatalia Hübner, 1819: 145.


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