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

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Genus:
Erygia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Erygia apicalis Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male EAST INDIES: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Calicula Walker, 1858.

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

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus ERYGIA.

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