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

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Genus:
Eulepidotis Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 22.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Eulepidotis alabastraria Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 22, figs 311, 312.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1870. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 24.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [U.S.A.]: Savannah, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included PALINDIA Guenée, 1852; PEROPALPUS Blanchard, 1852; CALYDIA Bar, 1875; and PALINDIONA Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of EULEPIDOTIS Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 105 species in the genus EULEPIDOTIS.

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Junior name(s):
Eulepidotus ; Herrich-Schäffer, 1856: 28, 41.


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