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

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Genus:
Empyreuma Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 12.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphinx pugione Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 807.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1898. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 422.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [WEST INDIES]: [Virgin Islands, St Thomas Island] insula S. Thomae, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Chrysaor Hübner, 1808: 4.


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