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

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Genus:
Xanthesthes Rambur, 1866 . Cat. syst. Lép. Andalousie (2) : 228.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Xanthesthes albocincta Rambur, 1866. Cat. syst. Lép. Andalousie : 229.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to XANTHESTHES and included species.

Junior name(s):
Xantesthes ; Bryk, 1937: 26.
Xanthestes ; Bryk, 1937: 93.


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