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

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Genus:
Eucela Turner, 1922 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 46 : 276.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Eucela amalopa Turner, 1922. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 46: 276.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Mt Kosciusko, 5000 ft, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

E. amalopa is a junior subjective synonym of Eucrostes argocrana Meyrick, 1888, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 2: 867.
See also: Iulops Prout, 1912.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EUCELA Turner, 1922 as a junior synonym of IULOPS Prout, 1912.

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