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

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Genus:
Epischnia Hübner, 1825 . Samml. eur. Schmett. : 371.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Tinea prodromella Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: pl.37, fig.254.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Bruand , 1848. Mem. Soc. Emul. Doubs (1), 3(1): 105. [(but cited as Epischnia Zeller, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: * Epischoria Stephens, 1834.

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Junior name(s):
Epischoria ; Stephens, 1834: 303.


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