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

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Genus:
Euchalcia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 250.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua illustris Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. 2: 164.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Dyar , 1902. In: Boisduval & Guenée, J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 10: 81.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) GERMANY: Southern, (UZM, Copenhagen)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. illustris is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua variabilis Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783, Iter per Poseganam Sclavoniae Provinciam: 70, pl. 6, fig. 3.

Poole (1989) included ADEVA McDunnough, 1944 as a junior synonym of EUCHALCIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 36 species in the genus EUCHALCIA.

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