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

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Genus:
Epizeuxis Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 9.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua calvaria Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 71, 316.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 47. [(as Pyralis calvarialis [Denis & Schiffermüller], an unjustified emendation (proposed on page 316) and the name, originally included in Epizeuxis)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Epizeuxis was treated in the Noctuidae, Hypeninae/Herminiinae in Nye, 1975, 1 : 182.

Epizeuxis Hübner, 1818 was referred from the Herminiinae to the Hypeninae within the Noctuidae by Tikhomirov, 1979, Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR 82 : 88.

Poole (1989) included EPIZEUXIS Hübner, 1818; CAMPTYLOCHILA Stephens, 1834; HELIA Duponchel, 1845 (preoccupied); CAMPYLOCHILA Agassiz, 1847; HELIA Guenée, 1854 (preoccupied); PSEUDAGLOSSA Grote, 1874; and ZENOMIA Dognin, 1914 as junior synonyms of IDIA Hübner, 1813.

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Junior name(s):
Helia Duponchel, 1845: 214.
Helia Guenée, 1854: 75.


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