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

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Genus:
Epiricania Kato, 1940 . Ent. World, Tokyo 8 : 77, 83, 84, 88-93, pl.2, fig.5, pls 3, 4.

Status:
Junior Homonym & Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : EPIPYROPIDAE

Type-species:
Epiricania hagoromo Kato, 1939. KontyĆ» 13: 225.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: [Saitama Prefecture, foot of Mt Tenran near Hannomachi], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Epiricania hagoromo was again proposed as new by Kato, 1940, Ent. World, Tokyo 8: 77, 83, 84, 88-93, pl.2, fig.5, pls 3, 4, when genus and species were re-characterized and figured and the type-locality and distribution were listed.

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Senior name:
Epiricania Kato, 1939: 225.


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