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

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Genus:
Evius Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 639.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena hippia Stoll, 1790. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen : 57, 183, pl.12, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 197.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

P. hippia is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1791.

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