Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Eucarta Lederer, 1857
: 41, 168.
Objective Replacement Name
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE
Verz. bekannt. Schmett.
4: pl.14, fig.69.
[(of Placodes Boisduval)]
by subsequent designation by
Hist. nat. Ins.
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..
Nye (1975) stated:-
Eucarta was proposed as the objective replacement name for Placodes Boisduval, 1840.
Poole (1989) included EUCARTA 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 PLACODES Boisduval, 1840; TELESILLA Herrich-Schäffer, 1856; CALLOGONIA Hampson, 1908; DEXIADENA Filipjev, 1927; and GOONALLICA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUCARTA Lederer, 1857.
Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus EUCARTA.
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Placodes Boisduval, 1840: 129.
Telesilla Herrich-Schäffer, 1856: 47.