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

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Genus:
Cercophora Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.49, fig. 266. [[1858], ibidem 1: 74]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Cercophora urophora Herrich-Schäffer, 1858. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: 74.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included and figured by Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] as `Cerophora caudata F.' a misidentification)]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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