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

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Genus:
Eremochroa Meyrick, 1897 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1897 : 368.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Eremochroa psammias Meyrick, 1897. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 368.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 5 (males & females) AUSTRALIA: W. Austr., Carnarvon, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EREMOCHROA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus EREMOCHROA.

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