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

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Genus:
Euscirrhopterus Grote, 1866 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 6 : 176.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Euscirrhopterus poeyi Grote, 1866. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 6: 178.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female CUBA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of Euscirrhopterus has been discussed by Todd, 1966, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 120: 4.
See also: Heterandra Herrich-Schäffer, 1866 [September]; and Laquea Jordan, 1896.

Poole (1989) included HETERANDRA Herrich-Schäffer, 1866 (as HETERANDA Herrich-Schäffer, 1866); COPIDRYAS Grote, 1876; LAQUEA Jordan, 1896; and HORTONIUS Dyar, 1926 as junior synonyms of EUSCIRRHOPTERUS Grote, 1866.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus EUSCIRRHOPTERUS.

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Junior name(s):
Euschirrhopterus ; Kirby, 1892: 40.
Euschirropterus ; Hampson, 1901: 619.


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