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

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Genus:
Euchontha Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 383.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Euchontha sublactigera Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 383.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

E. sublactigera is a junior subjective synonym of Devara frigida Walker, [1865 February 11] 1864, ibidem 31: 185. See also: Gnatholophia Felder, 1874, and Macroneurodes Warren, 1900.

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Junior name(s):
Eucontha ; Stretch, 1875: 18.


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