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

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Genus:
Caryatis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 171.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena phileta Drury, 1782. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index, 30, pl.22, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 391.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Asotomorpha Hulstaert, 1923: 410.


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