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

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Genus:
Eriopyga Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 203.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Eriopyga punctulum Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Lépid.), 5: 203.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males BRAZIL: Nouvelle-Fribourg, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NAESIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of ERIOPYGA Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 144 species in the genus ERIOPYGA.

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