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

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Genus:
Dasyarctia Gaede, 1923 . Ent. Rdsch. 40 : 28.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Dasyarctia grisea Gaede, 1923. Ent. Rdsch. 40: 29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Cape Province] Kapland, Hopefield, (? Depository)..

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

Dasyarctia was established in the Arctiinae; it was placed in the Lymantriidae by Hering, 1926, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 14: 164; it is here retained in the Arctiinae.

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