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

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Genus:
Erosia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : URANIIDAE : EPIPLEMINAE

Type-species:
Erosia incendiata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 35. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.8, fig.4]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Nye , 1975. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 1: 186.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Erosia has been used as the original generic name for species which are now in the Noctuidae.

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