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

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Genus:
Hyalarctia Schaus, 1901 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7 : 268.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Hyalarctia sericea Schaus, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 7: 268.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Parana, Castro, (? Depository)..

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

The name Hyalarctia probably originated from Hampson but was used and made nomenclaturally available by Schaus prior to its proposal by Hampson four months later.

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Junior name(s):
Hyalarctia Hampson, 1901: xi (index), 5 (key), 143.


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