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

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Genus:
Epiphanis Schaus, 1913 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 11 : 22.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Epiphanis esperanzalis Schaus, 1913. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 11: 22.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type COSTA RICA: Alajuela, Esperanza, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Epiphanis Eschscholtz, 1829, in Thon, Ent. Archiv 2 (1): 35, -Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Ipanephis nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: IPANEPHIS Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Ipanephis Nye, 1975: 259.


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