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

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Genus:
Ernolatia Walker, 1862 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6 : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Ernolatia signata Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 131.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [MALAYSIA]: BORNEO, Sarawak, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Ernolatia Walker, 1862, was designated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Dierl, 1978, Spixiana (Munich) 1 (3) : 263.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Ernolatia was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Bombycidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 716.

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

E. signata is a junior subjective synonym of Ocinara lida Moore, [1860 June 2] 1858-9, Cat. lepid. Insects Mus. nat. Hist. East-India House 2: 381.

Ernolatia was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Bombycidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 716.

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