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

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Genus:
Epitausa Walker, 1857 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (10) : 413 [key], 476.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Epitausa laetabilis Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 477.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: St. Domingo, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included EPITAUSA Walker, 1857 as the subjective replacement name of ORTHOGRAMMA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 27 species in the genus EPITAUSA.

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