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

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Genus:
Erebostrota Warren, 1889 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 250.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Erebostrota albocincta Warren, 1889. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 251.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BRAZIL]: Amazon basin, R. Manhes, Laranjal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. albocincta is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena stenelea Stoll, 1780, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen 4: 38, pl. 308, fig. B.

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

Poole (1989) included EMEA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of EREBOSTROTA Warren, 1889.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus EREBOSTROTA.

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Junior name(s):
Emea Walker, 1865: 1099.


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