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

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Genus:
Ercheia Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 1078 [key], 1107.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ercheia diversipennis Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1108.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 25 species in the genus ERCHEIA.

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