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

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Genus:
Pachylaelia Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 63.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Pachylaelia translucida Butler, 1878. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 63.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: [Amazonas], Prainha, (? Depository)..

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

Pachylaelia was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it is here transferred to the Arctiidae, Arctiinae.

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