PRELIMINARY CATALOGUE OF THE ARCTIIDÆ OF TEMPERATE NORTH AMERICA, WITH NOTES

John. B. Smith
1889 Canadian Entomologist  
In the previous paper I explained the sense in which this term is used, and nothing further in the way of definition need be said on that head.Genus CrocotaHbn.1816—Verzeichniss; Samml. Eur. Schm., III., 254.This genus is in a sad state. It is almost impossible to identify species satisfactorily, and yet new species are constantly described. The matter has been further confused by Mr. Grote's persistent refusal to refer to Mr. Reakirt's species, for without referring them positively as synonyms
more » ... itively as synonyms to any species, he says he cannot believe that they refer to species different from those recognized by him, and therefore he ignores them altogether.
doi:10.4039/ent21193-10 fatcat:e3xho4et5rextdx72rhrt5quke