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

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Genus:
Epiglaea Grote, 1878 . Bull. U.S. geol. geog. Surv. Terr. 4 : 181.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Orthosia apiata Grote, 1874. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 6: 30.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1895. Abh. naturw. Ver. Bremen. 14: 95.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Ill, Chicago, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Harpaglaea Hampson, 1906.

Poole (1989) included HARPAGLAEA Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of EPIGLAEA Grote, 1878.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus EPIGLAEA.

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