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

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Genus:
Eudocima Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 85.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena salaminia Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 117, pl.174, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. salaminia is dated from the wrapper of the part, and not the title page of the volume, 1779.

Leptophara Billberg, 1820, has priority over Eudocima Billberg, 1820; given by Kocak, 1981, Priamus 1 (1) : 21. However, Leptophara has been a junior objective synonym of Eudocima Billberg, 1820, since 1974 - See Eudocima Billberg, 1820.

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

Poole (1989) included ELYGEA Billberg, 1820; LEPTOPHARA Billberg, 1820; TRISSOPHAES Hübner, 1823; OTHREIS Hübner, 1823; MAENAS Hübner, 1823; RHYTIA Hübner, 1823; ACACALLIS Hübner, 1823; OPHIDERES Boisduval, 1832; ACACALIS Agassiz, 1847; OTHRYIS Agassiz, 1847; KHADIRA Moore, 1881; ADRIS Moore, 1881; VANDANA Moore, 1881; ARGADESA Moore, 1881; HALASTUS Butler, 1892; PURBIA Moore, 1881; and EUMAENAS Hampson, 1924 as junior synonyms of EUDOCIMA Billberg, 1820.

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

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Junior name(s):
Eumaenas Hampson, 1924: 252.
Leptophara Billberg, 1820: 85.
Maenas Hübner, 1823: 264.
Moenas ; Walker, 1858: 1217.
Othryis ; Agassiz, 1847: 266.


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