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

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Genus:
Eurata Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.13, fig.52.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Eurata picta Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.13, fig.52.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but attributed to Boisduval, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

Te name Eurata probably originated from the same Boisduval manuscript name from which Eurota Walker, 1854, was derived.

See also: Eurota Walker, 1854.

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