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

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Genus:
Episcotia Berio, 1962 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 73 : 201.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Episcotia bicostata Berio, 1962. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 73: 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ZAIRE]: [Kivu], [Bakavu] Costermansville, (MRAC, Tervuren)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus EPISCOTIA.

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