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

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Genus:
Euplocia Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 172.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGANAINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena membliaria Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 139, 175, pl.269, figs C, D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as membliare, an unjustified emendation by Hübner, [1819])]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EAST INDIES] INDES ORIENTALES: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

P. membliaria is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

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