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

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Genus:
Orphanos Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 306.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena tripunctaria Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 523.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 136.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [MALAYSIA OR INDONESIA]: Asia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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Junior name(s):
Orphanus ; Agassiz, 1847: 264.


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