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

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Genus:
Ceracampa Blanchard, 1840 . Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 483.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Synonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERATOCAMPINAE

Notes:
Record from the BMNH card index of Lepidoptera names.

The index card gives CERACAMPA Blanchard, 1840: 483 as a junior synonym of CITHERONIA Hübner, 1819: 153.

No type-species is given on the index card!

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Senior name:
Citheronia Hübner, 1819: 153.


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