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

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Genus:
Euclystis Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Euclystis centurialis Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 20, figs 295, 296.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 524.

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male AMERICA [COSTA RICA, VENEZUELA]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EUCLYSTIS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included ACIGONA Hübner, 1825; and GALAPHA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of EUCLYSTIS Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 46 species in the genus EUCLYSTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Euclistis ; Hübner, 1826: 57.
Focilla Guenée, 1852: 333.
Jocilla ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1858: 68.


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