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

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Genus:
Epipsilia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 210.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua latens Hübner, 1809. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.89, fig.419.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1903. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 467. [(but cited for *Episilia Hübner, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EPIPSILIA Hübner, 1821; and PARARHYACIA Kocak, 1980 as junior synonyms of RHYACIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus EPIPSILIA.

EPIPSILIA Hübner, [1821] 1816 was established to denote a subgenus of RHYACIA Hubner, [1821] 1816 and was raised to generic level by Fibiger, 1993, Noctuidae Europaeae. 2 (2) : 18.

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Junior name(s):
Episilia ; Hampson, 1903: 467.


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