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

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Genus:
Eucapnodes Holland, 1894 . Psyche, Camb. 7 : 110.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Capnodes sexmaculata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1075.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

C. sexmaculata is a junior subjective synonym of Macella euritiusalis Walker, 1858.

See also: Macella Walker, [1859].

Poole (1989) included EUCAPNODES Holland, 1894 as a junior synonym of MACELLA Walker, 1859 [Januray 22].

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