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

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Genus:
Eulithosia Edwards, 1884 . Papilio 4 : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Eulithosia composita Edwards, 1884. Papilio 4: 44.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 371.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Eulithosia was originally placed in the 'Lithosiidae'.

Poole (1989) included EULITHOSIA Edwards, 1872; HOPLOLYTHRA Hampson, 1910; and PUMORA Dyar, 1918 as junior synonyms of CIRRHOPHANUS Grote, 1972.

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