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

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Genus:
Arica Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (28) : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Arica pelopsana Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Arica White, 1847, List Specimens Crustacea Colln Br. Mus.: 31 - Crustacea. No replacement name is currently available.

Arica was established in the Tortricidae; it was placed in the Pyralidae: Chrysauginae by Hampson, 1897 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897: 666.


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