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

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Genus:
Chrysorithrum Butler, 1878 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 : 292.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Catocala amata Bremer & Grey, 1853. In: Motschulsky, √Čtud. ent. 1: 66.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: Pekin district, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CHRYSORITHRUM in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus CHRYSORITHRUM.

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