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

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Eucarta Lederer, 1857 . Noctuinen Eur. : 41, 168.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Noctua amethystina Hübner, 1803. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.14, fig.69. [(of Placodes Boisduval)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. Hist. nat. Ins. (Insectes), 3: 508.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Eucarta was proposed as the objective replacement name for Placodes Boisduval, 1840.

Poole (1989) included EUCARTA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included PLACODES Boisduval, 1840; TELESILLA Herrich-Schäffer, 1856; CALLOGONIA Hampson, 1908; DEXIADENA Filipjev, 1927; and GOONALLICA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUCARTA Lederer, 1857.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus EUCARTA.

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Junior name(s):
Placodes Boisduval, 1840: 129.
Telesilla Herrich-Schäffer, 1856: 47.

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