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

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Genus:
Eriocera Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 401.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Eriocera mitrula Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Lépid.), 6: 402, pl.11, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . `Sans indication de patrie; mais je la crois américainé

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 161 [No other specimens known to me]

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ERIOCERA.

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