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

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Genus:
Eurotype Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xi [index], 289.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pachypolia acutissima Grote, 1875. Check List Noctuidae Am. N. of Mex. : 23, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type CANADA: Quebec, Montreal, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Eurotype is a junior objective synonym of Platypolia Grote, 1895.

See: PLATYPOLIA Grote, 1895.

Poole (1989) included EUROTYPE Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of PLATYPOLIA Grote, 1895.

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Senior name:
Platypolia Grote, 1895: 82.


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