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

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Genus:
Histioea Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Euchromia proserpina Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 10, pl.[39], figs 221, 222.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1898. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 310. [(cited for *Histiaea, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Histioea was established as a subgenus of Euchromia Hübner, [1819].

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Junior name(s):
Histiaea ; Druce, 1896: 29.
Histioca ; Walker, 1856: 1624.
Histixea ; Rothschild, 1911: 39.


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