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

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Genus:
Eumenogaster Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.73, fig.423.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Eumenogaster eumenes Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.73, fig.423.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Eumenogaster is dated from the wrapper of the part and not the title-page of the volume, 1850-1858.

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Junior name(s):
Sphecodes Herrich-Schäffer, 1858: 74.


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