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

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Genus:
Eupsilia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 231.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena satellitia Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 855.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. satellitia is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena transversa Hufnagel, 1766, Berlin. Mag. 3: 418.

Poole (1989) included SCOPELOSOMA Curtis, 1837; MECOPTERA Guenée, 1837; and DICHAGRAMMA Grote, 1864 as junior synonyms of EUPSILIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 17 species in the genus EUPSILIA.

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Junior name(s):
Mecoptera Guenée, 1837: 225.
Scopelosoma Curtis, 1836: 635.


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