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

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Genus:
Deiopeia Curtis, 1827 . British entomology 4 : 169.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena pulchella Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 534.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTHERN EUROPE & MAURITANIA & [ALGERIA] & [MOROCCO] & [TUNISIA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to DEIOPEIA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Deiopea ; Mabille, 1880: 305.
Deiopeia Stephens, 1829: 89 (key), 92.
Deiopeja ; Mabille, 1879: 21.
Dejopeia ; Mabille, 1879: 88.
Diopea ; Burmeister, 1878: 431.


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