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

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Dalailama Staudinger, 1896 . Dt. ent. Z. 8 : 303.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Dalailama bifurca Staudinger, 1896. Dt. ent. Z. 8: 303, pl.5, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: [Sinkiang, Lo-pu Po] Lop Nor to [Tsinghai, Ch'ing Hai] Koko Nor, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

When established Dalailama was not placed in a family; it was placed in the Bombycidae by Staudinger, 1901, in Staudinger & Rebel, Cat. Lepid. palaearct. Faunengeb. (1): 128, and it was included in that family by Gr├╝nberg, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 192.

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Junior name(s):
Dailalama ; Staudinger, 1901: 128.
Deilelamia ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 433.

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