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

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Genus:
Eurois Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 218.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena occulta Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 514.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 12. [(as E.occulta Hübner, an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EURHOIS Agassiz, 1847 as a junior synonym of EUROIS Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus EUROIS.

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Junior name(s):
Eurhois ; Agassiz, 1847: 150.


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