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

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Genus:
Epitomiptera Kaye, 1923 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1922 : 994.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Epitomiptera purpurascens Kaye, 1923. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1922: 994, pl.4 & 23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Nye , 1975. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 1: 182.

Type specimens:
Type(s) TRINIDAD: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TORTRICODES Guenée, 1854 (preoccupied); GABERASA Walker, 1866; EULINTNERIA Grote, 1882; EPITOMIPTERA Kaye, 1923; and ALBERTICODES Biezanko & Ruffinelli, 1963 as junior synonyms of LASCORIA Walker, 1859.

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