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

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Genus:
Eulaphygma Butler, 1890 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 668.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Spodoptera abyssinia Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 154, pl.6, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [ETHIOPIA]: Abyssinia, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 160

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. abyssinia is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua excisa Herrich-Schüffer, 1854, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett 1 (1): wrapper, pl. 27, fig. 129; 1858, ibidem 1: 68, 79.

See also: Ariathisa Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included EULAPHYGMA Butler, 1890 as a junior synonym of ARIATHISA Walker, 1865.

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