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

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Genus:
Eunomia Hübner, 1818 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 8.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Zygaena colombina Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia systematica 3(1): 403.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 146.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [WEST INDIES]: Americae merid. insulis, (? Depository)..

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

Incorrect type-species designation: Zygaena andromacha Fabricius, 1775, a nominal species not originally included in Eunomia, and not linked with one of the originally included names when cited by Kirby, in Rye, 1878, Zool. Rec. 13 (Insecta): 165. Not preoccupied by * Eunomia Rafinesque, 1815, Analyse Nat.: 135, - Vermes. An undescribed genus having no originally included species.

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Junior name(s):
Glaucopis Hübner, 1808: 3-6.
Marissa Walker, 1854: 174.


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