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

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Genus:
Ethioterpia Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9 : 112.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Ethioterpia neavi Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus.Mus. 9: 112, fig.31.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ZAMBIA] N. RHODESIA: Tanganyika Plateau, Lope Valley, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ETHIOTERPIA 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 4 species in the genus ETHIOTERPIA.

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