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

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Genus:
Lygrotes Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 57.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Lygrotes arctipennis Butler, 1878. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 57.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Amazon region, near Lago Macaco, (? Depository)..

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

Lygrotes was established in the Lithosiidae, now Arctiidae, but is now included in the Notodontidae. No published reference to the transfer has been found.

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