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

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Genus:
Doracis Boisduval, 1870 . Consid. Lépid. Guatemala : 96.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Doracis coracina Boisduval, 1870. Consid. Lépid. Guatemala : 96.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

D. coracina is a junior subjective synonym of Ardonea morio Walker, 1854, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 2: 482.

See also: Ardonea Walker, 1854.

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