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

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Genus:
Aidos Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 191.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : AIDIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena amanda Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 186, pl.383, figs C,D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Aididae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Aedos ; Agassiz, 1847: 8, 12.
Brachycodion Dyar, 1895: 244 (key).
Xenarchus Herrich-Schäffer, 1855: 87.


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