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

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Genus:
Eriopana Kiriakoff, 1974 , in Kiriakoff & Viette. Faune Madagascar 39 : 6 [key], 80.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Agarista eriopis Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.7, fig.31.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Eriopana is a junior objective synonym of Pristoceraea Karsch, 1895. Eriopana in the Agaristidae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included ERIOPANA Kiriakoff, 1974 as a junior synonym of PRISTOCERAEA Karsch, 1895.

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Senior name:
Pristoceraea Karsch, 1895: 349.


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