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

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Genus:
Eupterote Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : EUPTEROTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena fabia Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 98, pl.250, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1883. Lepid. Ceylon 2: 141.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Coromandel coast, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. fabia is dated from the wrapper of part 21, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

EUPTEROTE was included within the subfamily EUPTEROTIDAE: EUPTEROTINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Euterote ; Swinhoe, 1893: 211.


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