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

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Genus:
Epitoxis Wallengren, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Thyretes amazoula Boisduval, 1847. In: Delegorgue, Voy. Afrique austr. 2: 597.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: `Pays des Amazoulous', (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Epitoxis was described again as new by Wallengren, 1865, K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 5 (4): 11.

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Junior name(s):
Epatosis ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 420.
Epitaxis ; Walker, 1866: 1866.


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