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

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Genus:
Eulithis Hübner, 1821 . Index exot. Lepid. : [3].

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Petrophora diversilineata Hübner, 1813. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl.[206], figs 1-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CANADA] & [U.S.A.]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included EUPHIA Hübner, 1825; LYGRIS Hübner, 1825; NEOLEXIA Hulst, 1896; PHYLACE Hulst, 1896; and STEGANOLOPHIA Stephens, 1829 as junior synonyms of EULITHIS Hübner, 1821.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 28 species and 18 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus EULITHIS.

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Junior name(s):
Euphia Hübner, 1825: 336.


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