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

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Genus:
Eustrotia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 253.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena uncula Clerck, 1759. Icon. Insect. rariorum 1: pl.3, fig.7.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included by Hübner as `E. unca Schiff.')]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Noctua unca [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung syst. Werkes Schmett. Wienergegend: 91, is an unjustified emendation of Phalaena uncana Linnaeus, 1761, Fauna Sueccia (Edn 2): 342, which is an unjustified emendation of P. uncula Clerk, 1759.

Poole (1989) included EUSTROTIA in the subfamily ACONTIINAE.

Poole (1989) included ERASTRIA Ochsenheimer, 1816; HEMEROPTENA Sodoffsky, 1837; HYDRELIA Guenée, 1841; and HYELA Stephens, 1850 as junior synonyms of EUSTROTIA Hübner, 1821.

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Junior name(s):
Erastria Ochsenheimer, 1816: 92.
Erotylae Ochsenheimer, 1816: 92.
Eutrostia ; Chrétien, 1931: 261.
Hemeraptena ; Sodoffsky, 1837: 89, Errata 99.
Hemeroptena Sodoffsky, 1837: 89, Errata 99.
Hydrelia Guenée, 1841: 227.
Hyela Stephens, 1850: 134.


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