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

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Genus:
Castrica Schaus, 1896 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 4 : 136.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Castrica oweni Schaus, 1896. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 4: 136.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) COSTA RICA & VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

C. oweni is a junior subjective synonym of Sphinx phalaenoides Drury, 1773, Illust. nat. Hist. exot. Insects 2:50, index, pl.28, fig.6.

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