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

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Genus:
Silacida Swinhoe, 1900 . Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. (2) : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Eutelia inextricata Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 147.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1912. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 15.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female INDIA: [Assam], Cherra Punji & [W. Bengal], Darjiling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. inextricata is a junior subjective synonym of Eurhipia geyeri Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2 (Abt. 2): pl. 110, fig. 23.

Poole (1989) included EURHIPIA Boisduval, 1829; PHLEGETONIA Guenée, 1852; RIPOGENUS Grote, 1865; ZOBIA Saalmüller, 1891; ALOTSA Swinhoe, 1900; SILACIDA Swinhoe, 1900; and NOCTASOTA Clench, 1954 as junior synonyms of EUTELIA Hübner, 1823.

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