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

Genus details

Search again

Euphemia Warren, 1907 . Novit. zool. 14 : 304.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Euphemia mollis Warren, 1907. Novit. zool. 14: 304.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PERU: south-east, R. Inambari, La Oroya, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Euphemia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, Mém. prés. div. Sav. Acad. Sci. Inst. Fr. 2: 485 - Diptera. There is no objective replacement name, but E. mollis is believed to be congeneric with Neobapta indecora Warren, 1904, the type-species of Neobapta Warren, 1904. The latter is thus available as a subjective replacement name.

See: NEOBAPTA Warren, 1904.

Parsons et al. (1999) included EUPHEMIA Warren, 1907 as a junior synonym of NEOBAPTA Warren, 1904.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to EUPHEMIA and included species.

Senior name:
Neobapta Warren, 1904: 92.

Submit correction/addition