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

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Genus:
Carnotena Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 501.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Type-species:
Carnotena xanthiata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 502.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: [Tefé] Ega, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Carnotena was established in the Limacodidae; it was placed in the Bombycidae, Zanolinae now Apatelodidae, by Draudt, 1929, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 709.

See also: Microplastis Felder, 1874.

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Junior name(s):
Carnoctena ; Kirby, 1892: 555.


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