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

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Genus:
Diptilon Prittwitz, 1870 . Stett. ent. Ztg 31 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Diptilon telamonophorum Prittwitz, 1870. Stett. ent. Ztg 31: 350, pl.2, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 148.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de Janeiro], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Diptilum ; Zerny, 1912: 106.


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