Bombyx Boisduval, 1828

FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
AUTHORBoisduval, 1828
STATUSUnavailable name
SYNONYMGastropacha
PUBLICATIONBoisduval J. B. A. 1828. Europaeorum Lepidopterorum Index Methodicus. Pars 1. Sistens genera Papilio, Sphinx, Bombyx et Noctua Lin. - — :1-103.
PAGINATION 48
COMMENTSType species: Phalaena quercifolia Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10) 1: 497. By subsequent designation by Fletcher & Nye, 1982. - In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 4: 69. A junior homonym of Bombyx Linnaeus, 1758, and a junior objective synonym of Gastropacha Ochsenheimer, 1810.