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

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Genus:
Epipsammia Staudinger, 1879 . Stett. ent. Ztg 40 : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Epipsammia deserticola Staudinger, 1879. Stett. ent. Ztg 40: 320.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.S.R.]: S.E. European Russia, NarĂ¼n sandy region, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EPIPSAMMIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included NAMANGANA Staudinger, 1888: 52; SARTHA Staudinger, 1891; and PSEUDATHETIS Boursin, 1937 as junior synonyms of EPIPSAMMIA Staudinger, 1879.

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