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

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Genus:
Scopelosoma Curtis, 1838 . British entomology 5 : 635.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena satellitia Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 855.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Scopelosoma is a junior objective synonym of Eupsilia Hübner, [1821].

See: EUPSILIA Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989) included SCOPELOSOMA Curtis, 1837; MECOPTERA Guenée, 1837; and DICHAGRAMMA Grote, 1864 as junior synonyms of EUPSILIA Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Eupsilia Hübner, 1821: 231.


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