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

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Genus:
Palaeopsis Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 15 [list], 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Palaeopsis diaphanella Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 15 (list), 87, pl.158, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: Nawala-pittia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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