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

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Genus:
Euclasta Lederer, 1855 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 5 : 252.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Botys splendidalis Herrich-Schäffer, 1848. Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 4: 32, Pyralides pl.16, fig.109.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Herrich-Schäffer incorrectly attributed splendidalis to Frivaldszky.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats EUCLASTA in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.

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