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

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Genus:
Euchiradia Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 431.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ALUCITOIDEA : ALUCITIDAE

Type-species:
Phalaena hexadactyla Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 542.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Tutt , 1906. Nat. Hist. Br. Lepid. 5: 95.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Alucita Linnaeus, 1758.

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Senior name:
Alucita Linnaeus, 1758: 542.


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