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

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Genus:
Epilecta Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 221.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua linogrisea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 79.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HIRIA Duponchel, 1845 as a junior synonym of EPILECTA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus EPILECTA

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Junior name(s):
Hiria Duponchel, 1845: 145.


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