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

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Genus:
Ethiopica Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 11 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Charidea elegantissima Hampson, 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1902. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [RHODESIA]: Mashonaland, Salisbury, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ETHIOPICA 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 18 species in the genus ETHIOPICA.

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