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

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Genus:
Euros Edwards, 1881 . Papilio 1 : 19.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Euros proprius Edwards, 1881. Papilio 1: 19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Calif., Siskiyou Co., Strawberry Valley, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EUROS in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included PROTOPHANA Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of EUROS Edwards, 1881.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus EUROS.

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