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

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Genus:
Diota Wallengren, 1865 . K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. (n.f.) 5(4) : 46.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Euchelia rostrata Wallengren, 1860. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 161.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Caffraria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Dicta ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 426.


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