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

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Genus:
Arara Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 641.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Arara vittipes Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 642.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

A junior homonym of Arara Spix, 1844, Avium Species novae Bras. 1: index, 25, - Aves. The objective replacement name is Lepidokirbyia Travassos, 1943.


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Senior name:
Lepidokirbyia Travassos, 1943: 463.


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