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

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Genus:
Eupragia Walsingham, 1911 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 4 : 106.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Eupragia solida Walsingham, 1911. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 4: 107, text-fig.22, pl.3 fig.28.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included EUPRAGIA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included EUPRAGIA in the family AMPHISBATIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Eupragia was included in the "Gelechiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 91; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae by Clarke, 1963, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 4: 217; and placed in the Oecophoridae : Depressariinae by Becker, 1984, in Heppner, Atlas neotrop. Lepid. 2 (Checklist 1): 28.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 4

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