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

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Genus:
Eporectis Meyrick, 1902 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 35 : 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Eporectis phenax Meyrick, 1902. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 35: 30.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Qd, Rosewood, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included PROSCRANA Turner, 1902 as a junior synonym of EPORECTIS Meyrick, 1902.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus EPORECTIS.

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