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

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Genus:
Erioscele Möschler, 1880 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 30 : 384.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Erioscele rureoides Möschler, 1880. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 30: 385.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SURINAM: Interior, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ERIOSCELE 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 only 1 species in the genus ERIOSCELE.

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