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

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Genus:
Ilyrgis Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (19) : 879.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ilyrgis echephurealis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 880.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ILYRGIS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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Junior name(s):
Ilurgis ; Mabille, 1900: 735.


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