Pygetera Kirby, 1892

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
AUTHORKirby, 1892
STATUSSynonym of genus
SYNONYMEuproctis
PUBLICATIONKirby W. F. 1892a. A synonymic catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera. (Moths.) Vol. I. Sphinges & Bombyces. - — :1-951.
PAGINATION 446 Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Cataphractes holdingii Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise der österreichische Fregatte Novara (9), 2 (Abt. 2): pl. 99, fig. 8. By monotypy. An objective replacement name for Cataphractes Felder, 1874, thought to be preoccupied by Cataphractus Gronovius, 1763 [Mammalia].