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

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Genus:
Xylecata Swinhoe, 1904 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1904 : 148.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Xylecata druna Swinhoe, 1904. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 148.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 203.

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

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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