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

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Genus:
Epimeciodes Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 615.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Epimecia abunda Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.108, fig.46. [Inhalts-Verz.: 8]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Cape of Good Hope], Promont. b. spei, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EPIMECIODES in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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