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

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Genus:
Cycnia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Cycnia tenera Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 7, pl.[1], figs 3, 4.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 237.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Georgia [then part of Florida], (? Depository)..

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

See also: Tanada Walker, 1856.

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Junior name(s):
Hypercompe Hübner, 1808: [3], 7.


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